Islam encourages gift giving as a means to promote harmony and peaceful relationships among its adherents, so when selecting gifts for Muslim friends or family, it’s important to take their beliefs and values into consideration when choosing gifts that symbolize thoughtfulness and care. One-of-a-kind Islamic presents can leave a lasting impression that shows thoughtfulness and care on both your parts.
Recognize her dedication to prayer with this elegant Islamic prayer gift set, featuring a Quran, prayer rug, tasbih, miswak stick and kufi hat.
1. Floral Arrangements
Floral arrangements make an elegant gift that’s suitable for any special event, be it anniversary, birthday, Mother’s Day, Valentine’s Day or other. Floral arrangements come in all sorts of shapes and colors – large flowers can quickly overpower an arrangement so smaller flowers and textural elements should be incorporated as a balance measure to prevent overpowering large blooms.
Form flowers, often called eye-catchers, feature distinctive hues or textures that draw the eye and draw focus to any arrangement. Some examples of form flowers include irises and calla lilies.
Filler flowers are small “sprays” of blooms designed to fill spaces between massed or framework flowers. Examples of filler blooms are baby’s breath and statice.
2. Personalized Jewelry
Muslims tend to combine modern thinking with tradition living, so when buying Islamic gifts for them you could consider something such as a personalized calendar which can help them stay organized.
Quran speakers make an ideal combination of faith and technology, enabling the recipient to listen to recitations of the Holy Quran or Islamic prayers from the comfort of their home. Kufi caps with embroidery are another wonderful idea.
3. Islamic Art
Islamic art can be identified by three key characteristics: floral motifs, geometric designs and calligraphy. These features can be found across a range of media such as paper, tile, rugs and ceramics.
Arabesque patterns have long been a component of Islamic art and literature. Additionally, Arabesque motifs can often be found adorning book covers as well as European belles lettres pieces or coronation robes of German emperors.
Calligraphy can also be found on ceramics, metalwork and the walls of significant structures. Calligraphy allows artists to celebrate Islam without engaging in idolatry; here we see a miniature model of Al-Aqsa Mosque paying homage to one of the most significant Muslim landmarks.
4. Islamic Books
Islamic gifts are an ideal way to show your friends and family just how much you care. When selecting unique Islamic presents, take into consideration each recipient’s interests and preferences; for instance if they enjoy reading books such as Qurans.
One popular and enjoyable gift option is a Mecca/Makkah jigsaw puzzle, making for an engaging challenge that any puzzle enthusiast is sure to appreciate. Oudh is also used during Ramadan to purify the air.
Muslim gift-giving is an act of love and respect; therefore it’s essential that when searching for a unique Islamic present you take into account their interests as you search. Understanding their preferences will allow you to select an item which will leave an enduring impression, such as a prayer rug or calligraphy art piece that can make a great first impression – such as decorative prayer rugs and art.
Give them premium dates as a memento of Allah (SWT) and Prophet Muhammad (PBUH), as these nutritious and delectable treats can improve oral hygiene while helping keep them healthy during Ramadan and beyond.
6. Prayer Accessories
Muslim men appreciate praying, so gifts that enhance their prayer experience would make an excellent addition. Ideal options could include portable prayer mats, prayer beads tasbih or tawiz stands.
Women love dressing up and looking their best. Give your wife something beautiful that embodies both faith and style – like a stylish dress, hijab or abaya.
If your wife enjoys reciting the Quran, consider giving her a digital Tasbeeh counter that allows her to track how many Adkhars she has completed each day. It will keep her motivated and encouraged throughout her day of recitation! This gift will keep her encouraged throughout each day of recitation!
7. Islamic Clothing & Accessories
Islamic clothing is an expansive fashion industry with many diverse styles and fabrics. Islam stipulates modest dress for both men and women; however, this does not dictate a specific look or color scheme.
Women often wear boshiya (also referred to as bushiyyah or ghatwa), a full face veil which covers head and neck but leaves an opening for eyes. You could gift her an anti-theft money belt to protect valuables and daily essentials; she would surely appreciate it! Additionally, an electronic tasbeeh counter will assist her with doing zikr of Allah all day long.
8. Islamic Art & Design
Islamic art embodies Islam’s deep-seated faith and appreciation of beauty. It draws its influences from preexisting lands conquered by Muslims as well as Greco-Roman, Byzantine, and Sasanian influences – with styles drawn from preexisting traditions in each one.
Islamic religious art differs significantly from Christian art by using geometric floral or vegetal designs instead of depictions that depict figures. Instead, religious Islamic art often employs patterns depicting geometric flowers or vegetation designs to convey meaning.
Recurring arabesque patterns, consisting of complex repeating geometry repeated across paper, fabric, tiles or other media are one form of calligraphy, where letters are written using a special pen known as qalam to write letters in an arabesque pattern.
9. Islamic Beads & Tasbih
Prayer beads, commonly known among Muslims as misbaha or tasbih and among Christians as Rosary, serve as tactile counterpoints for mantras, chants and devotional acts across various faiths. Made of wood or plastic material, prayer beads typically feature 33 or 99 beads plus one larger leader bead and tassel at either end for optimal use.
Mulla Habib noted that as they are touched and rubbed while being chanted upon, olivine tasbihs take on lighter hues as the beads become touched upon, in a process he termed as religious aesthetics in which an object comes to emerge on the peripheries of divine. This makes the beads attractive.
10. Quran & Quranic Books
Are You Searching For An Islamic Gift? Consider Presenting The Quran! As the central text of Islam, this book comprises 114 chapters known as surah that contain verses or ayat that make up its body text.
Muslims believe the Quran is God’s final message to humanity and, as such, completes earlier revealed scriptures by offering guidance free from errors and distortions that affected previous revelations. Muslims should approach this holy book with an open mind in order to gain a fuller understanding of its teachings. Read on!