The Kufi style Arabic calligraphy on the left hand painting reads " ALLAHU AKBAR" on the middle painting it reads "SUBHANALLAH" and on the right hand painting it reads "ALHAMDULILLAH".

The Kufi style Arabic calligraphy on the left hand painting reads " ALLAHU…

Square Kufic tiles bearing the 99 Names of Allah on the ceiling of the reception room in Jameh Mosque in Yazd, Iran.

Square Kufic tiles bearing the 99 Names of Allah on the ceiling of the reception room in Jameh Mosque in Yazd, Iran.

Square Arabic Kufic Calligraphy "Bismillah" Hammered Ring Handmade in Silver or Gold. From the Islamic Collection by Herafiyat, $89.00

Handmade square Arabic Kufi Calligraphy "Bismillah", In The Name of God, women gift, hammered ring.

Antique Islamic Silver Inlaid Bronze Lidded Jar 12th-13th Century With Bands of Kufic Inscription; H: 7.5 Inches - Sold $2,750

Antique Islamic Silver Inlaid Bronze Lidded Jar Century With Bands of Kufic Inscription

Are you wondering why there are so many variations of this Kufi calligraphy style? I explain it in this easy to read article here: (http://homesynchronize.com/this-is-the-original-islamic-calligraphy-style)

Islamic Calligraphy

Samples of Kufi Styles of Arabic calligraphy. From top to bottom: Early Kufi, Eastern Kufi, Foliate Kufi, Knotted Kufi, Square Kufi.

Kufic Design:   Kufic is the oldest calligraphic form of the various Arabic scripts and consists of a modified form of the old Nabataean script. Its name is derived from the city of Kufa, Iraq.   Square or geometric Kufic is a very simplified rectangular style of Kufic widely used for tiling

Square Kufic

Plate from 10th century Samanid period. Earthenware painted under glaze with Kufic script. Iran or Afghanistan.

Plate from century Samanid period. Earthenware painted under glaze with Kufic script. Iran or Afghanistan.

kufic calligraphy, isfahan, iran october 2007

an example of the angular and abstract kufic calligraphy. this particularly pixelated piece is from the imam khomeini mosque. the contrast to the floral tiles could hardly be greater.

Grand Masjid Fars Iran

Mosque Iran - scribed in "Allah" alif, lam, lam, alif textile arabic graffitti

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