Inspired by its namesake, Silsal’s Kufic collection pays tribute to one of the oldest and most beloved of Arabic scripts: Kufic. Developed in 7th century Kufa, an Iraqi city 170 kilometres south of Baghdad, devoted calligraphers spent decades developing and perfecting the popular script. However, by the 13th century, the use of everyday Kufic became virtually extinct, due to its time-consuming, complex format. Instead, it was reserved for architectural inscriptions, thanks to its interesting angular lines and geometric shapes.

Silsal’s Kufic collection not only pays homage to the beautiful script, but offers a fresh revival of calligraphy from a bygone era. It brings an art form once reserved for grand monuments into the everyday home.

Silsal sets its Kufic script against contrasting block colours, allowing each letter to stand out. Long characters extend elegantly upwards, balancing the curved, squat letters by their side. Following the traditional cursive format, the collection links letters with exaggerated horizontal lines, creating a contemporary grid-like pattern.

Much of the collection is decorated with the words ‘Al-Sa'adah, Al, Barakah, Al-Noor, Al Yumn, Al-Irtika'a and Al'Suroor’, a sweet wish of 'Happiness, blessings, light, faith, prosperity and joy'. A fitting tribute to an art form that has brought wonder and delight for centuries.

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  1. Silsal

    6 Kufic Dinner Plates
    599 SAR
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    6 Kufic Dinner Plates
    599 SAR
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  3. Silsal

    18-Piece Kufic Set
    1,437 SAR
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  4. Kufic Mug - Lavender Kufic Mug - Lavender
    -60%

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    Kufic Mug - Lavender
    was 66 SAR Special Price 26 SAR
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  5. Silsal

    Kufic Cake Stand - Black
    208 SAR
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  6. Silsal

    Kufic Coffee Cup Holder
    329 SAR
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  7. Kufic  Tray - Latte (M) Kufic  Tray - Latte (M)
    -60%

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    Kufic Tray - Latte (M)
    was 324 SAR Special Price 129 SAR
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  8. Kufic Espresso Cup Kufic Espresso Cup
    -37%

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    Kufic Espresso Cup
    was 74 SAR Special Price 47 SAR
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  9. Kufic Tissue Box - Maroon Kufic Tissue Box - Maroon
    -60%

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    Kufic Tissue Box - Maroon
    was 251 SAR Special Price 101 SAR
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  10. Sky Blue Kufic Salt and Pepper Shakers Sky Blue Kufic Salt and Pepper Shakers
    -60%

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    Sky Blue Kufic Salt and Pepper Shakers
    was 117 SAR Special Price 47 SAR
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  11. Kufic Bowl Kufic Bowl
    -50%

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    Kufic Bowl
    was 61 SAR Special Price 31 SAR
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  12. Kufic Gravy Boat Kufic Gravy Boat
    -50%

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    Kufic Gravy Boat
    was 151 SAR Special Price 76 SAR
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  13. Silsal

    18-Piece Kufic Set
    1,437 SAR
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  14. Kufic Soup Tureen Kufic Soup Tureen
    -90%

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    Kufic Soup Tureen
    Out of stock
    was 345 SAR Special Price 35 SAR
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    Long Kufic Tray - Latte
    291 SAR
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