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roxygen: “The gestures of the calligrapher become an open space, welcoming the words of the poet and the imagination of the onlooker.” —Hassan Massoudy

Ghubar calligraphy by Hassan Massoudy -- Ghubar (or “dust” in Arabic) is the name of a special kind of calligraphic script. As its name implies, ghubar can be as delicate as particles of dust on a piece of paper. Words written in this script can be as fine as a single hair. Originally designed for messages being sent by carrier pigeon, ghubar script compresses information into the smallest possible space.