|Map Source: Saraya Aqaba Website & WikiMapia|
16 November 2016
20 September 2016
|Photo Source: Praha10.cz|
18 August 2016
The method of union of gold and glass for decorative purposes is believed to be discovered in Roman times. In the fourth century AD the use of gold and silver leaf infused glass mosaic tesserae was quite popular, mostly as fancy backgrounds of mosaic designs or to depict actual metallic & gold objects. Here are some of the best examples of incorporation of gold mosaic tiles in Christian and Byzantine art pieces and murals:
|'Empress Zoe Mosaic' at Hagia Sophia, Turkey|
20 July 2016
07 July 2016
Are you a fan of the geometrical element in contemporary style of décor and architecture? If yes, this piece is sure to excite you. Ion the other hand, you’re indifferent to geometrical marvels in design, you might not be after reading this. Either way it is a surprising find to many that Muslim artists have discovered and been using advanced geometrical concepts in their work long before modern mathematics explained them, according to a study.
25 June 2016
Our mosaicists completed a Greek Mosaic Backsplash. New glass mosaic range “Murano Bloom”, recently acquired from Italy, was used to create this gorgeous project. All the mmosaic pieces have been cut and place by hand, contributing to the intricacy and the handmade look of the masterpiece.
The designer, Beatriz Elizando's inspiration behind this was the eloquent architecture and art style of the ancient Romans and the refreshing color combination of citrus fruits (shades of orange and yellows) with a serene turquoise as the base color. Her idea board at the time of developing this project feature many photos and sketches, a few of which are shown in the collage above. Isn't it just fantastic!