Source: BBC News
An Australian artist has produced a range of Islamic surfboards in an attempt to create a greater understanding between East and West.
Phillip George was inspired by his trips to the Middle East and by riots in 2005 when Lebanese Australians were targeted on a beach in Sydney.
He has called the range the Inshallah - or God Willing - surfboards and has put them on exhibition in Sydney.
There are 30 surfboards in all, each adorned with intricate Islamic motifs.
Mr George hopes that the Inshallah surfboards can help bridge cultural and religious misunderstandings within Australia.
His inspiration has come from his travels and also from the Cronulla riots, when a crowd of mainly white Australians gathered at a beachside suburb of Sydney and targeted people of Middle Eastern appearance.