With pure hearts expressing the longing to serve our Master Aba Al-Fadl Al-Abbas (peace be upon him) the work on the new shrine's grid of Aba Al-Fadl Al-Abbas (peace be upon him) is going at a rising pace, the executives of the factory of the grids manufacture of holy shrines and sanctuaries belonging to the Al-Abbas's (p) Holy Shrine are investing all their energies and technical and physical potential for the completion of this project, with a strength and resolution inspired from the sanctity and spirituality of Al-Abbas (peace be upon him).
Al-Kafeel Network went to the factory of the grids manufacture of holy shrines and sanctuaries belonging to the Al-Abbas's (p) Holy Shrine, to meet with its director the goldsmith Raad Hussein Al-Khafaji, to get informed about the latest achievement of this huge and unique project, not only in Iraq, but in all countries specialized in the shrines' grids industry. He explained: "The work of installing the parts of the holy grid of Aba Al-Fadl Al-Abbas (peace be upon him) is currently in both sections: the manufacturing (the completion of the rest of the parts of the grid) and the installation (the installation of the ready parts on the wooden structure), After the completion of the installation of the 14 lower grid's bases that are distributed on the perimeter of the grid, Praise to Allah the Almighty, with the blessing of our Master Aba Al-Fadl Al-Abbas (peace be upon him) the 18 base's roses have been installed, then we started the installation of the 18 lower columns' bases, on which underlay the lateral grid's columns."
He then added: "Like with the rest of the holy shrine's parts, the lower columns' bases have been manufactured according to the highest specifications and the finest craftsmanship, preserving all its original carvings, while the thickness of each lower base is 2.5 mm, an increase of two and a half on the thickness of the old one, characterized by its strength, resistance and durability, thanks to its raw material manufactured of 999 calibre of pure silver, mixed with a 2% of 24 carat gold in order to give it a specific lustre and to prolong its lifetime.."
It is to mention that the new grid of the shrine of the Master Aba Al-Fadl Al-Abbas (peace be upon him) was manufactured in the workshops of the crafts' factory belonging to the Al-Abbas's (p) Holy Shrine with high quality, durability and accuracy. In fact it is the first grid which is entirely manufactured in Iraq with Iraqi handicrafts-men. It is also characterized by the originality of its engravings and decorations in addition to the fact that it keeps the same overall structure and engravings of the old one, with few additions, upgrades and modifications, because of its uniqueness design comparing to the grids of the holy shrines in Iraq and in the Islamic world.