23 Mar 2018

Garni Temple Brings No Dead Fish From The Sea

The mosaic artform dates back to ancient times when a unique method of piecing together finely carved pebbles in a uniform manner would amount to a beautifully laid-out, stony depiction. While 3D printed “machine-made” mosaics are a brand new phenomenon that was only recently invented in our digital age, ancient
29 Aug 2017

A Closer Look At The Taj Mahal’s Mosaics

Inlaid with lapis lazuli, turquoise and malachite, the mosaics the Taj Mahal are a testament to the beauty of this art form as well as its power to evoke emotion. Known locally as “Parchin Kari”, many who have come to personally see the Taj Mahal have also come to appreciate
04 Aug 2017

Mosaic Magnetism at The Vatican Museums

Rome “The eternal city” is very well known for its sprawling lights and lively streets, on-going festivals and late ending nights. It holds some of the greatest masterpieces of the world such as the Colosseum, the Vatican Museums, and many others. This city is also considered to have the world’s largest collection of Roman mosaics. Since it’s also home to hundreds of museums covering archeology and mosaic art! In Today’s article, I’ll take another trip to Italy, but this time to explore one of the world’s most Iconic art museum “The Vatican” with over two thousand years of works to admire, priceless artifacts, historic pieces of art, sculptures and of course mosaics.
02 Jun 2017

Beautify Your Home With A Mosaic Rug Tile

Tile floors have a lot of versatility. They come in many colors, they’re long-lasting and durable, and they clean easily. You can use them in any room in the house, if you choose, or even for outside areas. As practical as they are, though, they can be a little bland, especially in big areas with neutral color tiles. So how can you break up space and add some visual interest? One way to do it is with a mosaic rug.
26 May 2017

The History of Mosaic Borders

When you think of mosaics, you might think first of large art pieces like those found in some churches. Big, wall-spanning images tend to get the most attention, making it easy to overlook the supporting players: the mosaic borders that surround or accompany those images. Mosaic borders have unique uses
25 Apr 2017

Islamic Art History: An Influential Period

Following the Roman and Byzantine art periods emerged a new movement, the Islamic Art period. This era represents creation of art in regions where Islamic influence existed, thus calling it Islamic art is not a term that represents a certain religion. History Islamic Art has been arguably a result of