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Naskh is one of the six major cursive Arabic scripts. Its origins can be traced back to the late eighth century AD and it is still in use today, over 1300 years later. This introductory workbook makes it possible for everyone to learn and enjoy the beauty of Arabic calligraphy.
One of a series focusing on the most important forms of Eastern art, this book provides a survey of ceramic tiles which have been produced for over 1000 years in the Islamic world. It explains the techniques of the craftsmen, and traces the wide ranging development of tilework.