Managing Director of Astan Quds Razavi’s Traditional Tile Company,
Astan Quds Razavi’s Tile Quality Is Unique in the Country
Managing director of Astan Quds Razavi’s traditional tile company said, “Quality of this company’s productions is unique countrywide”.
In an interview with Astan News, Mohammad Reza Moalem Shahri stated, “Quality of traditional tiles existing in the market cannot compete with tiles produced by Astan Quds Razavi”.
He continued, “It was this quality which led to the conduction of many important projects by this company. These projects include Razavi Holy Shrine, Imam Hossein Mosque in Dubai, Mosque and Husseiniyah of Ayatollah Khansari in Qom, al-Balaqiyeh Mosque and Seminary School in holy city of Najaf, and mosques of various branches of Azad University in all around the country”.
Referring the underway projects of Astan Quds Razavi’s traditional tile company, Moalem Shahri said, “Projects of Razavi Holy Shrine and places related to it and also reconstructing dome of Sediqiha and Molla Hashem mosques are some of these projects”.
He continued, “Traditional facade of Imamzadeh Yahya’s (A.S.) mausoleum and mausoleum of Imamzadeh Zeid (A.S.) in Kerman, and traditional facade of Imam Reza (A.S.) Bazaar can also be referred as other projects of this company”.
Reconstruction and repair of dome of Sheikh Safi al-Din Ardebili’s mosque was introduced by Moalem Shahri as another underway project of this company which is being done based on a memorandum of understanding with organization of cultural heritage.
Regarding type of tiles used in each project, he said, “Except Razavi Shrine in which all types of tiles are used, tiles used in other projects include seven-color tile, mixed tile, and ma’aqeli (Kufic style) tile”.