Mosaics are not strange to the Oriental world. Since the beginnings of the Muslim faith, mosaics had been used to symbolize the oneness of God who has no beginning and no end. Since it is forbidden in this religion, to represent God in human figure, mosaics in the form of geometric and calligraphy have been created. As a result, Mosaic practitioners perfected tiling in a sequential and symmetric pattern.
With the last lashings of warm weather behind us, it’s finally time to embrace the phenomenon of fall foliage!
As temperatures constantly drop and with winter approaching, we all start looking for ways to give a final fond farewell to summer’s warmth!
For me it seems as though everything will fall into place in autumn as nature exhibits its flushed hues, changing itself into a living canvas loaded with energetic hues, accents, and surfaces.
Harvest time is a second spring when each leaf turns into a blossom! Striking and energetic hues reprise the end of summer eves, where individuals begin seeing the wonderful renaissance of nature!
Today’s article is dedicated to the city of fogs and dreams “London”, straining the last beams of the year and contemplating some of its most beautiful mosaics!
Home owners have always struggled with the notion of whether or not to purchase a handmade mosaic made of glass. With the proliferation of different types of mosaic materials, such as ceramics, quartz, travertine, and marble, the challenge specially presents itself when it comes to a backsplash mosaic. As such, choosing the right material can be quite of a nuisance. However, since glass mosaics is the center of this article, we should only focus on his positive and negative attributes, to allow decorators to reasonably come to a good decision.
So is a glass mosaic suitable to be used as a backsplash? We will see in a jiffy.
Recent statistics assert that perhaps the last of all the varied creations of the numerous ranges of mosaic art to reach the appreciation of Western public are marble mosaics. Little interest, compared with that flooded on stained glass mosaics, has been given to marble either in European or American art shows, except for Ancient Roman mosaics.
So Far as the West is concerned it is also possible to describe this lack by analyzing the main circumstances under which the familiarity with the art form was created. In modern times most Westerners gave value to the ancient art form, and yet forgot to examine the contemporary movement which has been dramatically evolving over the centuries.
Nevertheless, this art form is now experiencing a major revival in the Western World. Amid strong stimulation and miscellaneous prices, mosaics are increasingly attracting the attention of art collectors worldwide.
Today’s article covers an orderly knowledge towards the creation and the energy about mosaic craftsmanship from the Western point of view and the growth of interest.
The industrial revolution had dramatically changed the world. It had initiated an irrepressible chain of technological advancements, which yielded machines that can produce a wide variety of products. In other words, the largest objects to the smallest, most intricate devices, thanks to the technological evolution, can now be produced without any restrictions. Just as cars, ships, mobile phones and calculators, Mosaics are being produced within the confines of factories. As such, they are being assembled using machines. In my opinion, such an endeavor is erroneous.
Journey to the heart of Tuscany is actually the first article I dedicate to Tuscany: the city of artistic legacy, art renaissance, charming architecture and hidden corners. Tuscany is also believed to be one of the world’s most important cores for mosaic art.
Today’s article examines the significance of mosaic art as one of the most inspiring art forms it Tuscany and contemplating its evolution throughout the city.