certificates are a vital part of a Society of Friends (Quaker)
wedding. There usually is no real officiant. Instead, members
of the congregation must sign the certificate thereby indicating
their consent to the marriage. Most of these certificates required
7 - 10 days to complete due to the intricate decoration.
and Shawn asked for sunflowers, pink-wine calla lilies, red roses,
ferns, daisies, wheat and shamrocks. They also wanted some knotwork,
a humming bird and frogs incorporated into the design. The calligraphy
is in Vivaldi style. The certificate was done on Pergamenata parchment
and is 30" x 40".