16 Jan 2020

The Largest Mosaic Art Museum in Gaziantep

New discoveries of ancient mosaic art continue to fascinate us. As you think about your 2020 mosaic art travel destinations, consider Gaziantep, Turkey. This surprisingly large city of 2 million residents is filled with great cuisine, important history, and is home to the Zeugma Mosaic Art Museum. The relatively new
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Tree of creation
08 Jan 2020

Symbolism of the Tree of Life Mosaic in this New Decade

In case you haven’t noticed, January is a significant month for planning and making changes. The idea of setting goals at the new year is seen all around the world. Moreover, 2020 ushers in a whole new decade. Out of all our mosaic designs, we feel that the Tree of
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Virgin Mary and Christ Portrait
05 Dec 2019

Early Christian Mosaic Art in the Spirit of Christmas 2019

Mosaic art is varied, diverse, and with its ancient history, often iconic. For example, early Christian examples portray luminous scenes from the Bible, glowing portraits of saints, and angels galore. These depictions, centuries old, show pivotal scenes like the Nativity. For Christmas 2019, we’ve been inspired by various images of
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28 Oct 2019

Mosaic Art Meets Halloween Horror

Halloween brings out a little bit of the dark side in everyone. It lets our inner self out for a bit of play and reveals more of our personality. Your mild-mannered coworker might love zombies. Your next-door neighbor might choose this day to let their Goth side come out. From
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21 Oct 2019

Topkapi Palace is an Istanbul Must-See

Home to harems, history-making sultans, and the type of over-the-top ornamentation that surrounds royalty, the Topkapi Palace in Istanbul is a top tourist draw for Turkish tourists even today. For lovers of religious Islamic mosaic art, it’s a must-see. As a museum, it documents the incredible history of the Ottoman
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21 Aug 2019

Everything You Should Know About St. Isaac’s Cathedral in St. Petersburg

St. Isaacs Cathedral, also known as Isaakievskiy Sobor in Russian, is nestled in the heart of St. Petersburg, Russia. It was completed in the year 1858 as an honorable dedication to the patron saint of Peter the Great, who had been born on the feast day of that saint. It
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