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You can get in touch with me at arabic.calligrapher(at) or via this form! Thank you!

Washington, Dc

Welcome to Arabic Calligraphy Design. I practice traditional and contemporary Arabic calligraphy, and do custom calligraphy for tattoos, design work, and original pieces. All my work is hand-written, I do not use computer fonts in my designs. To get started, have a look at the Styles page to see some of the different styles I normally work in, or if you’re interested in a tattoo, click the Tattoos page. When you’re ready, send me an email at, and we can work together on what you’d like designed.

Mustafa Rakim's Rabbi Yassir

Available Works

I have a number of works available for immediate purchase. 

All are bordered with my own handmade ebru papers, created by floating paints on thickened water and manipulating patterns into the paint.

I can also provide frames and matting for the work. If you are interested in having it framed, please email me at

None of these compositions are my own; they are studies of great masters' works. They are thus unsigned and I intentionally leave pause-breaks in the letters.

I ship via USPS worldwide.

Mustafa Rakim's Rabbi Yassir

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Mustafa Rakim's Rabbi Yassir


The famous composition by Mustafa Rakim (d. 1825) of Rabbi Yassir waLa tu'assir, rabb tammam bil'kheyr waBehthiqati (Lord, make it easy; don't make it difficult. Lord, make it end well and with confidence.) with a forest green and blue battal outer ebru bordering and a light green ebru inner border. Calligraphy is soot ink on hand-dyed ahar paper dyed and prepared by artist. All ebru handmade by artist. 10"x17". Framing and matting available.

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