Islam by using basic Euclidean geometric forms and by removing certain line portions and overlapping of lines was able to create intricate geometric .

Selçuklu Yıldızı , 12 Rosette , Elhamra , Stilahmet , Osmanlı Desen , Selçuklu Desen

Selçuklu Yıldızı , 12 Rosette , Elhamra , Stilahmet , Osmanlı Desen , Selçuklu Desen

Mughal (India), Emblem for a Standard, gilt metal, c. 17th c.    Made entirely out of Arabic calligraphy.

Mughal (India), Emblem for a Standard, gilt metal, c. 17th c. Made entirely out of Arabic calligraphy.

From, "A Handbook of Ornament". 1898 by Franz Sales Meyer.

From, "A Handbook of Ornament". 1898 by Franz Sales Meyer.

From, "A Handbook of Ornament". 1898 by Franz Sales Meyer.

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