ar·a·besque | ˌa-rə-ˈbesk
Flowing scroll work epitomized by curlicues in low relief
Arabesque consists of intertwined, elaborate and intricate, loose lines, originally founded in Arabic or Moorish decoration. This fanciful designed pattern is considered both an art and a science and has become an essential feature of Islamic decorating. Aside from jewelry, arabesque’s delicate swirls are commonly found in manuscripts, wallpaper, furniture, and pottery. In jewelry, arabesque is an openworked design, available in 14k and 18k yellow gold. Arabesque jewelry is offered in various styles, including: blue topaz, amethyst, black onyx, and diamonds. Undoubtedly, arabesque is eye catching and exquisite, which may play a vital role in its recent resurgence in the jewelry scene.