Illumination

the process of creating. The simple and elegant layout is stunning, but seeing the gradual addition of the details is breathtaking!

the process of creating. The simple and elegant layout is stunning, but seeing the gradual addition of the details is breathtaking!

♥ oh to make this just once to frame forever in celebration of my love and I...

♥ oh to make this just once to frame forever in celebration of my love and I...

Persian Illuminations (Tazhib) artwork by artist Sanaz Nasseri .................................................... Tazhib (gilding) is an Arabic word which has been derived from “zahab” meaning “gold”. Gilding currently means to draw beautiful patterns of plants or geometrical shapes on the margins of books. At the beginning, golden color was used in this art and this is why they called it (gilding).

Persian Illuminations (Tazhib) artwork by artist Sanaz Nasseri .................................................... Tazhib (gilding) is an Arabic word which has been derived from “zahab” meaning “gold”. Gilding currently means to draw beautiful patterns of plants or geometrical shapes on the margins of books. At the beginning, golden color was used in this art and this is why they called it (gilding).

Instagram photo by @samira._.m via ink361.com

Instagram photo by @samira._.m via ink361.com

© National Library and Archives of Egypt, Shelfmark Masahif Rasid 54. Detail of illuminated frontispiece.

© National Library and Archives of Egypt, Shelfmark Masahif Rasid 54. Detail of illuminated frontispiece.

By Dilara Yarci. Istanbul Turkey

By Dilara Yarci. Istanbul Turkey

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