و بالوالدين احسانا .. And your Lord has decreed that you not worship except Him, and to parents, good treatment. Whether one or both of them reach old age [while] with you, say not to them [so much as], “uff,” and do not repel them but speak to them a noble word. [Quran 17:23]
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).
Miniature Project "Postcards for Ants" is an ongoing painting project by Cape Town artist Lorraine Loots who has been creating a miniature painting every single day since January 1, 2013. The artist works with paint brushes, pencils, and bare eyes to render superbly detailed paintings scarcely larger than a small coin.
Ottoman Silks Originally a design hand-woven in pure silk for a child\'s kaftan of the last quarter of the 16th century and believed to be worn by the princes of Murad III (1574-1595). Only 71.5 cm in length it has short sleeves and the front is cut on the diagonal as with all traditional kaftans. Inventory number 13/265 from the Royal Wardrobe Collection, Topkapi Palace, Istanbul. 4 / 6