A modern Shi`a calligraphic design.

Source:  http://www.al-islam.org/gallery/photos/images_2.htm
(downloaded March 2001)

The central circle contains the name of Allah. The topmost of the outer five says "Muhammad." The next two, going left to right, say "Fatimah" and "Ali." The lowest two, left to right, say "Husain" and "Hasan."

A modern computer-aided Shi`ite calligraphic design, with the name of `Ali in the center

Source:  http://www.al-islam.org/gallery/photos/ali2.gif
(downloaded Feb. 2001)

"Calligraphy with the Prophet's [s] words "dhikr Ali ibada" (remembrance of Ali is an act of worship)."