Edwardian Script "&" type alternative needed

Okay's picture

Hello Type peoples.

Looking for an equally elegant alternative to the Edwardian Script Ampersand. I'd like to find something that also has the really exaggerated swashes and light weight qualities of this as well as keeping with the "expected" look of the "&" as cited.

Any suggestions?

Thanks in advance.

Okay's picture

Looks like my attachment wasn't well received.

try this link:

AGL's picture

Did you try mixing the a and t. Or maybe 'and'. This & loks like embellishment. Hehe.

Hofweber's picture

The OE in that glyphset might serve your purpose, I thought it was an alternate amp at first.

Lex Kominek's picture

Take a look at section 1 of Mike's Guide and see if there's anything there that you like.

- Lex

paul d hunt's picture

This is a bit confusing because MyFonts shows this as the default ampersand for Edwardian Script Regular, but the version of Edwardian Script that I have on my computer (I'm sure it came bundled with something by Microsoft) is actually what MyFonts refers to as Edwardian Script Alternate (but shows up in windows as Regular) and contains the ampersand which you show. Perhaps the Pro version sorts all this out?...

AGL's picture

"section 1 of Mike’s Guide" That is gut one link. Scripts!

Okay's picture

Hofweber- good suggestion, but not quite what I want

AGL- not sure what you mean by mixing the "a" and "t". I'm looking for an "and" not a "at".

Lex- Great resource. Thank you.

Paul- Same issue on my PC.

Berg's picture

Maybe Bickham Script Pro

Okay's picture

Great choice Berg! Now if that tail was just curled back up!!!!!!

Miss Tiffany's picture

Bickham as quite a few swashes which you could manipulate if you'd like.

Okay's picture

Thanks Miss Tiffany. Sorry for the belated reply.

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