Sikara Scoop: Qur’anic Verse Pendant

While traveling through the Khan el-Khalili market in Cairo, Mousumi saw a beautiful modern Arabic scriptured verse of the Qur’an, the Muslim Holy Book. This pendant artistically reflects the first verse of the Qur’an. which reads, Bismillāhi r-raḥmāni r-raḥīm, “In the name of Allah, the Most Gracious, the Most Merciful.”