Maestro Afsaneh Shahbazi: Persian Gilding Art

Afsaneh Shahbazi (born 1976) is a professional Persian miniaturist, performing Zarnegari or gilding in particular;

Gilding comes alongside Nastaliq works and they are complementary. Shahbazi teaches gilding to her more than 50 students in Tehran.

You can catch up with her activities on Instagram. She currently completes her Nastaliq calligraphy mastery.

The above painting are in Herāt school, an Afghanistan style of miniature painting from 15th century.

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