georgian calligraphy is an ancient tradition of writing georgian language with its own unique 3 georgian scripts. it is an unique treasure of the georgian culture and proudly represents a true brand of georgian people. according to the medieval chronicles the georgian script was originally designed in the 4th century bc by king pharnavaz i. archaelogically documented first georgian inscription was found close to jerusalem in the judaean desert. calligraphy later on was much supported by the monks of the georgian orthodox church, and many of them were excellent calligraphers. art was especially developed in the 11th century when the kingdom of georgia reached era of golden age. monasteries of the byzantine empire and the holy land also produced one of the most famous calligraphers. rich culture and tradition of calligraphy throughout centuries was an important part of life for many generations of georgians. this tradition is still alive and growing.