Najaf’s Stone Engraving Practice

Najaf – (iina) The city of Najaf is well known for its ancient heritage and holy places. The visitors of the holy shrines can bring back with them special Iraqi arts and crafts they can purchase as souvenirs. Amongst those is the art of engraving Arabic calligraphy or religious prayers on stones. This kind of art is very spiritual and is believed to protect one from any harm.

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