Monogramming is the oldest known means of personalization that has been around for decades. It’s the nature of humans to mark their possession with their names or signature in order to add a personal touch.
The oldest signs of monogramming are found in the Egyptian culture where the wealthy used to mark their tombs with specialized patterns. Monogramming is also used widely in the world of fabrics, Nike and other major shoe makers add a specific symbol on their products to give them a unique association with their products.
But in the modern world the monogramming is used as a means to add a personal touch to different things and express affection that one holds towards another. Handkerchiefs and other items of clothing are adorned with names in different patterns and messages in order to provide a sense of belonging and to express the sense of affection towards someone.
Many households around American tend to use knitted and monogrammed items on mother’s day, Valentine’s Day and other occasions such as Christmas. It is a relatively easy art to learn but requires years of practice and close attention in order to create instill a neatness.
Some of the wealthy household in England and United States use monogrammed napkins and they are also widely used in hotels around the world, where hotels add a monogrammed label to the items that are used by the guests at their establishments. Although times have changed and the use of monogramming has also changed but it continues to survive in one form or another.