SIA Inspiration: Ali Ibn Hamzeh Holy Shrine

It’s my turn to host SIA, and boy do I have a treat for you. Here is my pick:

This is a picture I took of the Ali Ibn Hamzeh Shrine in Shiraz, Iran. I’ve just gotten back from a trip to Iran and let me tell you, it was dazzling, sometimes literally so, as is the case here. This 19th-century shrine houses the tomb of Emir Ali, a relative of Imam Reza, and is famous for the mirror tilework that covers its entire interior. I will tell you more about it in my travel posts, but for now, let’s focus on the artwork. Glitters/sequins would be an obvious choice; as for colors, there are greens and yellows and touches of light blue to choose from. I can’t wait to see what you guys come up with! Remember to send me your outfit by next Tuesday, February 26th. Have fun!

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One Comment on “SIA Inspiration: Ali Ibn Hamzeh Holy Shrine”

  1. mommyhon333 says:

    Oh, be still my heart! Green is the best color in the world!! And this photo, this shrine has so many subtle shades of my favorite color. Hope I can do it justice with my interpretation. Gorgeous.


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