Pink Mosque Tiles ~ Nasir al-Mulk Mosque, Shiraz, Iran | Tessellated facets. Pink of the Shiraz roses. | 19th Century | ©Pete Shep

Pink Mosque Tiles ~ Nasir al-Mulk Mosque, Shiraz, Iran Tessellated facets. Pink of the Shiraz roses.

Saint Petersburg Mosque,  Russia

Mihrab of the Cathedral Mosque. Edit: Upon closer inspection and checking with other sources, I think this is actually the mosque door, not the mihrab.

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The Peacock Room – Castello di Sammezzano in Reggello, Tuscany, Italy. Within an abandoned castle in Tuscany, you can find the Peacock Room, a hidden jewel which features intricate Moorish designs and a breathtaking assortment of patterns and colors.

Mosque of Herat, Afghanistan.

afgham: “ s-a-b-r: “ Mosque of Herat, Afghanistan. ” ” I fell in love with Islamic tile work when I first saw this building in Smithsonian Magazine many, many years ago.

St. Petersburg Mosque, Russia

Saint Petersburg Mosque, Russia - Quote:"The walls were made with grey granite and the dome and both minarets (tower) are covered with mosaic ceramics of sky-light-blue colour. Skilled craftsmen from Central Asia took part working on the mosque.

stained glass mirage.

Nasir-ol-Molk Mosque, Shiraz, Iran The natural light coming the the stained glass windows makes beautiful colors inside. I like that the other side is bland. The color makes the photo pop

Mosaic detail of Iranian Mosque

art & mosaic - detail of Iranian Mosque, Dubai, United Arab Emirates - by Phil Weymouth

Iran

Ceiling of Mausoleum of Baba Taher - Hamadan, the capital city of the Hamedan Province in Iran. Photo by Jaroslava Melicharová.

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La Alhambra in Granada, Spain. The Moors knew a thing or two about design. Especially geometric Necessary to maintain Islamic rules about non figurative art.

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