SEEROON DARER: Armenian Ornate Initials from the Past to the Present for the Future
by Seeroon Yeretzian
Seeroon Darer is the culmination of tireless work and a true labor of love by contemporary artist Seeroon Yeretzian. Borne onto the pages of Armenian illuminated manuscripts during the Middle Ages, the Armenian ornate initials come to life once again in the 21st Century through Yeretzian's hand. This book presents a once-in-a-lifetime accomplishment dedicated to revealing the intrinsic beauty of these mystical letters. Open the covers of Seeroon Darer to find a treasure of aesthetic expression, rich colors and majestic elegance with over 850 Armenian ornate initials, 248 of which are original designs by the artist herself, all accompanied by illuminations, ornamentation's and poignant insights.