Parchment craft, also known as Pergamano, is the art of embellishing and decorating parchment paper (or vellum paper) through the use of techniques such as embossing, perforating, stippling, cutting and coloring.
Parchment Craft has been predominantly used in the making of cards (religious devotional cards, greeting cards and gift cards) but the techniques are being applied to related items such as bookmarks and picture frames as well as 3-dimensional sculptural paper projects such as ornaments and boxes.
(Perga) and the word for hands (Mano). Parchment Craft is also know as 'Tarjeteria' in different parts of the world. It is an addictive hobby that involves many techniques to make decorative items such as cards, boxes, wall hangings, lampshades and more from parchment.