The symbol is a unalome, a representation of the journey to reach enlightenment. The path starts in the centre of the spiral, and as you continue up or down this path you are wandering, becoming more conscious of your surroundings. When you reach the top
Moroccan mosaic tile work by Daniel Gilbey, This looks like one piece of art that Emily would create. I say this because she likes the patterns Muslim artwork. She told Amir she loves Moroccan tiles , everything that's in a Matisse.