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
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.
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.
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
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
Italy is an amazing touristical attraction thanks to the large variety of things to try and places to see. From the dazzling pristine waters to the lively endless nights in the city – Italy has it all. ”The boot” or Lo Stivale makes a great destination for Adventure seekers, Food lovers, Art Aficionados and much more. However, one aspect of Italy’s tourism that hasn’t been widely renowned is the fact that Lo Stivale hosts some of the world’s most beautiful mosaics.
Thinking of planning your next adventure?
We’re here to help, we made a list of some unique Mosaic Art tourism destinations in Italy. Start Discovering!