The latest fashion statement from the Religion of Peace includes a men’s tie shaped like a sword.
The Iranian tie, based on Islamic values, is shaped like a sword and decorated with the Prophet Muhammad’s quotes.
Innovations and inventions in Iran , and not just in the missile department : A number of products created specifically for the local market were revealed this week – an Islamic tie, Islamic doll and the ‘Hijab Messenger’ instant messaging software.
The tie, which is based on Islamic values, was specially designed in the shape of a sword and decorated Prophet Muhammad’s quotes. The tie’s designer, Hemat Komeili chose the sword which represents the sword of Shiite Imam Ali, Mohammad’s cousin and brother in law, who is considered holy in Iran.
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According to the designer, the inventive design received approval from some of Iran’s shiite scholars.
Since Iran’s Islamic revolution in 1979, most men stopped wearing ties as it represented the ‘corrupt’ west. In the first days of the revolution it was even claimed that men wearing ties were arrested and according to unofficial reports, had their ties cut off.