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Saturday, June 28, 2008

A nice man from Indonesia in the process of making 'Kiswa'


The House of ALLAH in Makkah. The Kaaba is covered by a black cloth known as 'Kiswa', which is produced & changed every year. Special factory designed for the making of Kiswa in Makkah. It costs apprxm SR 17 million. The cloth is made of 670kgs of silver dyed black. About 120kgs of pure gold & 50kgs of silver used in writing the Quranic verses over the cloth. The total area of the cloth is 658sqr meter. Pl forward my this msg so that every one knows this. I hope some of pictures you can add to site anwary-islam.com, so people can also see how this black cloth is manufactured.