An interesting fact is that the word "calligraphy" is actually derived from an ancient Greek word meaning "beautiful writing". It's for this reason that calligraphy is often referred to as "the art of beautiful handwriting". Calligraphy fonts are most typically identified as those which are similar to classic or elegant handriting and having elaborate curls and swirls. Its for this very reason that free calligraphy fonts are an extremely popular font option for use in wedding invitations and many other design scenarios where a sophisticated and classy handwriting look and feel is required. All the calligraphy fonts on this page are completely free to download, so to get started click on the green Download button to start downloading them to your computer ready for you to use in your next design project.