Islam and art goes a long way back! You just have to visit any of the countries in the Muslim World to realise how beautiful Islamic Calligraphy is. Or you could just pop in to any of your local Mosques in any country and you are bound to find some sort of Calligraphy or design displayed on their walls. In Turkey and other countries there are fine examples of marble, mosaic tiles with exceptional designs.
Islamic Calligraphy styles are very creative, colourful and complex in design. Many pictures found around the world have adopted styles from the Islamic style calligraphy.
Ten of the nicest Islamic Calligraphy designs.*
By the same author of above, another beautiful image that can be used for backgrounds with subtle colours.
Let the picture do the talking…
Simple but elegant.
A Scroll type of image with an Ayat of the holy Quran.
How about this? So good you can eat it or should I say drink!
And finally number 10, there are similar ones but this looks like a sketch..
Did I miss any of your favourites? Let me know what you thought and thanks for reading.
*Please obtain permission from owner of artwork before using them.