Font Guide

FONT GUIDE

Overwhelmed and not sure what fonts to use for your design? Keep scrolling for a curated list of fonts you can start with. 

To test out a font simply click the font name and it will take you to the font page. Once there, type your name, word or phrase inside the 'custom preview' box located at the top left hand corner as pictured.

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If you'd like to explore more font options outside of our curated list, head over to WWW.DAFONT.COM. New fonts added to this site daily. Happy browsing!

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OLD SCHOOL FONTS:

Name necklaces are a classic right of passage for black, brown and ethnic girls growing up and is a universal jewelry staple commonly worn across all cultures. There's something about having a personalized piece of jewelry that proclaims your presence to the world. Check out these two insightful articles about the history of name plate necklaces:

'Documenting the rich cultural history of nameplate jewelry' via The Fader
'Uncovering the Cultural History of the Nameplate Necklace' via Vice.

Click here for a list of OLD SCHOOL style fonts that pay homage to the traditional nameplate necklace. If you are looking for any of the fonts pictured below, you can search them by name on WWW.DAFONT.COM. The name of the font is the same as the word. I.e the font name for the word "Fabulous" is Fabulous.

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FONT LIST:

1. Painter

Click here to test out the Painter font from WWW.DAFONT.COM.
painter
painter2


2. Hestina

Click here to test out the Hestina font from WWW.DAFONT.COM.
hestina
hestina2


3. Old London

Click here to test out the Old London font from WWW.DAFONT.COM.
oldlondon2
oldlondon22

4. Birds of Paradise

Click here to test out the Birds of Paradise font from WWW.DAFONT.COM
birdsofparadise2
birdsofparadisesmall

5. Krinkes

Click here to test out the Krinkes font from WWW.DAFONT.COM
krinkes2
krinkessmall

6. Ananda

Click here to test out the Ananda font from WWW.DAFONT.COM.
ananda2
anandasmall

7.Shaded Larch

Click here to test out the Shaded Larch font from WWW.DAFONT.COM.

shadedlarch
shadedlarch2small

8. Bebas

Click here to test out the Bebas font from WWW.DAFONT.COM.

bebas
bebas2small

9. Painted Paradise

Click here to test out the Painted Paradise font from WWW.DAFONT.COM.
paintedpar
paintedparadisesmall

10.July Seventh

Click here to test out the July Seventh font from WWW.DAFONT.COM.
julyseventh
julyseventh2small

11. Lobster

Click here to test out the Lobster font from WWW.DAFONT.COM.
lobster
lobster2small

12.Anydore

Click here to test out the Anydore font from WWW.DAFONT.COM.
anydore
anydore2small