A page divider illustrated with a lyre and foral designs.

Floral and Lyre Divider

A page divider illustrated with a lyre and foral designs.

An illustration of a floral banner with a cup in the center.

Floral Banner

An illustration of a floral banner with a cup in the center.

Floral divider

Floral divider

Floral divider

Floral divider

Floral divider

Floral divider

Floral divider

Floral divider

Floral divider

Floral divider

Floral divider

Floral divider

Floral divider

Floral divider

Floral divider

Floral divider with torch

Floral divider

Floral divider with torch

Floral divider

Floral divider

Floral divider

Floral divider

Floral divider

Floral divider

Floral divider

Floral divider

Floral divider

Floral divider

Floral divider

Floral divider

An illustration of a floral divider.

Floral Divider

An illustration of a floral divider.

An illustration of a floral decorated divider.

Floral Divider

An illustration of a floral decorated divider.

A floral divider with birds and large leaves.

Floral Divider

A floral divider with birds and large leaves.

Floral divider with eagle

Floral Divider with Eagle

Floral divider with eagle

Floral divider with figures

Floral divider with figures

Floral divider with figures

Floral divider with head

Floral divider with head

Floral divider with head

Floral divider with horseshoe

Floral divider with horseshoe

Floral divider with horseshoe

A floral divider, with winged lions and a fountain.

Floral Divider with Winged Lions

A floral divider, with winged lions and a fountain.

An illustration of a small floral doodad.

Floral Doodad

An illustration of a small floral doodad.

A floral doodad used as a decorative divider or banner.

Floral Doodad

A floral doodad used as a decorative divider or banner.

A floral motif.

Floral Motif

A floral motif.

Flower page divider

Flower

Flower page divider

Assorted flowers.

Flower divider

Assorted flowers.

Geometric divider.

Geometric divider

Geometric divider.

An illustration of a grape and vine divider

Grape and Vine Divider

An illustration of a grape and vine divider

For better control of the divider, hold the divider with the thumb and the index finger on the outside of the legs, and the middle and ring finger inside the leg. The head of the divider should be resting above the second joint of index finger.

Divider Holding Position

For better control of the divider, hold the divider with the thumb and the index finger on the outside…

An illustration of a leaf divider.

Leaf Divider

An illustration of a leaf divider.

An decorative lead divider.

Decorative Leaf Divider

An decorative lead divider.

An ornamental leaf used to decorate a page.

Leaf Doodad

An ornamental leaf used to decorate a page.

An illustration of an ornate banner.

Ornate Banner

An illustration of an ornate banner.

Ornate divider with bird on shield

Ornate divider

Ornate divider with bird on shield

Ornate divider with winged head and vines

Ornate divider

Ornate divider with winged head and vines

Ornate divider

Ornate divider

Ornate divider

Ornate divider with face

Ornate divider

Ornate divider with face

Ornate divider with cherub

Ornate divider

Ornate divider with cherub

Ornate divider

Ornate divider

Ornate divider

Ornate divider

Ornate divider

Ornate divider

Ornate divider

Ornate divider

Ornate divider

Ornate divider

Ornate divider

Ornate divider

Ornate divider

Ornate divider

Ornate divider

Ornate divider

Ornate divider

Ornate divider

Ornate divider

Ornate divider

Ornate divider

Ornate divider

Ornate divider

Ornate divider

Ornate divider

Ornate divider

Ornate divider

Ornate divider

Ornate divider

Ornate divider

Ornate divider with cherubs

Ornate divider with cherubs

Ornate divider with cherubs

Ornate divider with sphinx

Ornate divider with sphinx

Ornate divider with sphinx

Ornate divider with swan

Ornate Divider with Swan

Ornate divider with swan

Frogs and snails

Pictorial divider

Frogs and snails

Ship and seascape

Pictorial divider

Ship and seascape

"In ordinary work the usual way of rectifying an arc is to step around it with the dividers, in spaces small enough as practically to coincide with the arc, and to step off the same number on the right line." —French, 1911

Rectifying Arc Using Dividers

"In ordinary work the usual way of rectifying an arc is to step around it with the dividers, in spaces…

An illustration of a rose and vine divider.

Rose & Vine Divider

An illustration of a rose and vine divider.

An illustration of an small piece of ornate scrollwork.

Scrollwork

An illustration of an small piece of ornate scrollwork.

Simple divider with flower

Simple divider

Simple divider with flower

Simple divider

Simple divider

Simple divider

Simple divider

Simple divider

Simple divider

Simple divider

Simple divider

Simple divider

Stars divider

Stars divider

Stars divider