Wednesday, April 2, 2014


 "The arabesque was born from the idea of a leafy stem, but just as branches turn into unreal waves and spirals, so do leaves [bi]furcate and split into forms that do not occur in nature."

Ernest Kühnel, born: 1882, curator of Islamic Art, Kaiser Friedrich Museum in Berlin.

Arabesque, a movement in ballet in which the body is supported on one leg, and the other leg is extended horizontally backward.

Casa Fina Arabesque stone ware, an elegant, neo-classical scroll design and hand applied patina in colors white and maize.

Arabesque by Casa Fina

Arabesque, Casa Fina, white

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