1. Make a rounded U
2. Round the ends
3. Add a softly pointed arc
4. Add more rounded ends, stacked outward.
5. A rounded bud in the center.
Shading, embellishing, playing.
When it's finished, this looks like a sconce on the wall in a symphony hall or a ballet theater. Something a little bit Art Nouveau, really classy and elegant. So I call it Mezzanine.
I haven't used it often in my work...yet. It makes a tasty little treat, I think.