Re: [Marbling] Pride of America
- I met M.U. Zakariya as a craftsman many years ago. What a gem he is.
Here is a website about him...
I could not get www.zakariyah.com to open, is this the correct
address? thankyou, Del Stubbs
Oguzhan Tugrul wrote:
> America is not simply Marlborough,Coca Cola,Starbucks,McDonalds..ADVERTISEMENT
> No way !
> Back in the sixties,during the flower children period,
> almost everyone was dropping out (of college,of life ! )
> only one,
> dropped in !
> That was Esteemed Muhammed Zakariyah of then California,
> after a Morrocco trip,dived into Islam and Islamic arts.
> Through his journey he has accumulated knowledge
> of us - Turks,Ottomans,Arabs and the Islamic world
> -even- much better than ourselves (shame on us!)
> and crowned his challenge with 2 ijazets(diplomas) in calligraphical
> since the world is like a backyard garden for him,
> he constructs astrolabs,or fine cosmos calculation apparatus
> Oh,yes and he does marble ! as well,
> To me he is the America I would rather see,
> no matter which ancestral background,
> contemporary embodiment of knowledge and according talent
> in a very modal personality of benevolent character.
> He had also known dear Christopher Weimann !
> another examplary soul in American Marbling history.
> www.zakariyah.com is a web site to bookmark for Turks to take heed!
> life of a dedicated man in his own words -
> Actually it is one of the best web sites I have ever enjoyed visiting,
> in my short internet history.
> post scriptum :
> eid mubarek -The US stamp with Islamic Calligraphy was his design !
> (happy holidays )
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