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Tiling was a proper coverage and canvas to present arabesques and Khatai designs in Islamic architecture, which was formed based on religious beliefs.

Tiles, for two main objectivesone is the strength and the other decorations – has reached the highest level of growth and excellence in Islamic art. “After the advent of Islam, and in the third century AD in the city of Samarra, the Abbasid capital, tiling was common. Iranians before the introduction of tiling, used painting and color in the decoration of buildings and ways of painting under the glaze was common in pottery centers in the north and northeastern Iran.


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During Safavids, also notable developments has happened in this area and all types of mosaic tiling, seven colors and clay tile were used in buildings “. The art was boosted during the reign of the patriarch, Timurid and Safavid. “Mosaic tile is formed from cut out pieces of tiles which was collected from different designs and colors and form a larger piece together. Seven colors tile which is very popular is originated from clay tiles and paint the desired design on it”.
“Decorative tiling of Islamic era buildings are treasures that display the religious beliefs and aspects of culture and art in this era”.
– Decorative and plant abstract motifs have been used in tiling of mosques and shrines and by creating an imagination of divine gardens on earth, are effective in creating a spiritual sense for tourists. Perhaps the reason for the use of Khatai and arabesques motifs, which are a kind of abstract plant designs and are inspired by the pattern or fact of plants were to induce a sense of freshness and vitality in the space of mosques. Arabesque motifs are repeated circular, often symmetrical and asymmetrical mazes and circulations, they can be reminiscent of the twisting stems of plants.

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