GEOMETRIC CIRCLE NECKLACE WITH YOUSOR
THE ARABESQUE COLLECTION
This collection pays homage to the ‘Arabesque’ in Islamic art: the application of interlacing geometric forms with sinuous forms of foliage & flowers. The geometric forms constitute an infinite pattern in composition, extending beyond the invisible material world, symbolizing the infinite and therefore uncentralized nature of the creation of the one God.
The turquoise stone is for traditionally for protection, the silver inlaid black coral yousor bead is to make life easier, alongside healing gemstones.
THE YOUSOR BEAD
‘Yousor:’ to make life easier; to relieve obstacles from one’s path
The original Yousur bead, made from black corals and hand inlaid with different designs in silver, is traditionally used for making worry beads.
Replications of this bead have been made from different kinds of wood, and the original meaning attributed to the bead is retained.