Amazing Arabic Calligraphy

Posted on: Monday, December 3rd, 2012 7 comments

With all the reports of conflict and violence in the Middle East, I thought it would be nice to present a positive side of the Arab world. In particular, I have long been fascinated by Arabic calligraphy, an art form that has been around for centuries and is still alive … Continue reading

Arabic Tattoos, Mistakes and Art

Posted on: Wednesday, September 15th, 2010 8 comments

In one of my previous articles on this blog I discussed what I considered to be the most embarrassing Arabic tattoo mistakes – disconnected letters, written in the wrong direction and offensive tattoos. I thought it was pretty clear that most people would like to steer clear of these pitfalls. … Continue reading