It usually consists of a single design which can be intertwined or seamlessly repeated as many times as desired creating an infinite pattern that extends beyond the visible material world. To many in the Islamic world; it symbolizes the infinite, un centralized nature of God. Mistakes in repetitions may be intentionally introduced as a show of humility by artists who believe only God can produce perfection. Example; “Persian Flaw”

Geometric decoration often uses patterns that are made up of straight lines and regular angles that are derived from curvilinear arabesque patterns and are often said to be based on mathematical calculations and geometric principles.