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‘Eshq

‘Eshq – “Love” – عشق Arabic

Calligraphy by Stewart J. Thomas Fine art quality digital print on acid-free watercolor paper. 5 x 7 inches $7.00 unframed

$95.00 framed

Price includes shipping with the USA

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Buteh

Buteh بوته

The ancient Mesopotamian Tree of Life transformed into the curled Buteh motif (boteh, bota, botteh—known in English as the Paisley). This is the symbol of the tree weighed down with abundance, bowing to the wind, garden … Read More

Bismallah (1)

Bismallah al-Rahman al-Rahim بسم الله الرحمن الرحيم Arabic

The Bismallah begins each Surah of the Qur’an: “In the name of God, the Compassionate, the Merciful.”

Arabic Calligraphy by Stewart J. Thomas in black ink and gold leaf on … Read More

Bismallah (2)

Bismallah al-Rahman al-Rahim بسم الله الرحمن الرحيم Arabic

The Bismallah begins each Surah of the Qur’an: “In the name of God, the Compassionate, the Merciful.” (note: photo includes light glare from the frame glass)

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Lord Have Mercy

Lord Have Mercy Armenian

The Armenian people were the first to adopt Christianity as a nation (301 CE) and the Armenian Apostolic Church continues to use Armenian as its liturgical language. History has scattered the Armenians to … Read More

Arabic Hymn

Blessed are the Broken Hearted Arabic Hymn National Evangelical Synod of Syria and Lebanon

In the Middle East, the reform (Protestant) churches are known as the evangelical churches. This hymn in classical style Arabic speaks to those who … Read More

Mahmoud Darwish

Not There, Not here Arabic

This piece incorporates the first two lines of the poem by noted Palestinian poet Mahmoud Darwish. The Palestinian population of Syria has been particularly vulnerable to both attack and forced military conscription. Syrian Palestinians are … Read More

Ayat al-Kursi

Ayat al-Kursi آية الكرسي

Arabic The Verse of the Throne Surah 2:255 Holy Qur’an

This is a beautiful and powerful text from the Holy Qur’an. The poetic form is one also found in Hebrew scripture, wherein the verses … Read More

Ahlan wa Sahlan

Ahlan Wa Sahlan  أهلاً وسهلاً

   Arabic–stylized Kufic script

Traditional Arabic welcome–especially to a home– emphasizing hospitality to strangers.

Ahlan— أهلاً  — is “family,” as in “You’ve come to stay with family,” and sahlan— سهلاً — is … Read More

Prepping underway for Syria show . A benefit for Syrian refugee relief. This Friday 7-10 pm , Sweetwater Print Coop

Prepping underway for Syria show . A benefit for Syrian refugee relief. This Friday 7-10 pm , Sweetwater Print CoopRead More