Artisan: Tamim Sahib Zader
These individually designed notecards are printed on FSC-certified paper adorned with geometric Islamic patterns. Each card has been printed in Canada in full-colour with gold-foil stamping on acid-free sustainable paper. Far & Wide Collective purchased the original design and pays the artist a royalty per packet sold.
These cards are inspired by the dazzling geometric patterns that grace historic mosques and mausoleums across the Islamic world, from Morocco to Malaysia. Traditional designs have been re-invented by master miniature painter and illumination artist, Tamim Sahib Zader, who grinds semi-precious stones, such as lapis lazuli and turquoise, to create richly luminous colours.
• Five cards and ivory-coloured envelopes included per package.
Tamim Sahib Zader
|Miniature painter Tamim Sahib Zader was born in Kabul in 1975 and began learning his craft at the tender age of seven. His dedication to the preservation of this delicate tradition was almost cut short upon his capture by the Taliban. Stopped and searched because of his Western clothes, he was beaten...
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