Exquisite Qur’an Copy to Be Displayed at Tehran Int’l Quran Exhibition
An exquisite copy of the Holy Qur’an whose calligraphy has just been finished in the Iranian central city of Isfahan will be put on display in an upcoming Qur’an expo in Tehran.
Visitors to the 24th edition of Tehran International Qur’an Exhibition will have a chance to view the rare copy of the Holy Book whose calligraphy and decoration took 18 years to complete.
In this Qur’an, the Surahs (chapters) have been calligraphed on high-quality hand-made sheets of gilded paper in Thulth script.
Each page of the book has been decorated with 175 special Tazhib (illumination) works.
Its cover is made of silver inlaid with more than 1400 brilliants.
Several prominent master artists, including calligraphers and Tazhib masters have contributed to creating the work of art.
It will be unveiled at a ceremony in the early days of the international Qur’anic event.
Tehran’s Imam Khomeini (RA) Mosalla (prayer hall) will host the 24th International Holy Qur’an Exhibition on June 13-28).
Iranian Culture and Islamic Guidance Ministry’s Qur’an and Etrat Deputy annually organizes the event in the holy month of Ramadan.
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