Arabic calligraphic styles developed from the earliest times of Islam, with the spread of all types of books in the area of dar al-islam.
Calligraphy is highly developed in the arts of Islam, and sometimes even takes on a symbolic value. In literature and poetry, and even in lettering, a reflection of the natural world dates back to the time of the Abbasids.
Arabic calligraphy is generally divided into two easily distinguishable groups: Kufic script, which is characterised by its angular character, and cursive script (naskhi), which is much rounder.
With a master calligrapher, you will learn the subtle art of handling the Qallam in a moment of concentration and serenity...