• The Pontifex Carpet Has Been Digitally Recreated Into an NFT

    13 days ago - By Hypebeast

    Back in 2016, Sheikh Mohammed bin Zayed, the Crown Prince of Abu Dhabi, visited Pope Francis at the Vatican to further strengthen religious and diplomatic ties. Amongst the gifts offered was an elaborate Pontifex Carpet artwork that was woven by Afghan women. Zuleya, one of the retail firms of the Fatima Bint Mohamed Bin Zayed Initiative has worked with UAE's Morrow Collective in digitally recreating the carpet as an NFT. “The process of turning one of our most iconic carpets into an NFT is a crucial step forward for our initiative,” said Maywand Jabarkhyl, chief executive of FBMI in an...
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