Mosaic Art

Besides applying vibrant paints in different color combinations, marble floorings and tiles etc. now something more and exclusive can be done to enhance the aesthetic significance of an edifice. This is the installation of Mosaic Art. Mosaic art involves intermixing differently colored pieces of stones, glass etc. to form various pictures and patterns.

Mosaic Art
Mosaic Art

Mosaic is quite an ancient art. It started about 4000 years ago. During 4th and 3rd century BC, Mesopotamians had developed mosaic with thin cones of baked clay that were painted differently at the ends. Similarly Greeks decorated their floors with the help of pebble made mosaics and Macedonians used polychrome pebble mosaics to embellish their structures. But the variation was not confined to mosaic ingredients only for the images so created also differed with different civilizations. For instance early Christian mosaics of 4th and 6th century BC mainly represented hunting scenes, birds and animals. While 7th century Islamic mosaics were mostly floral pictures and scenes. However with the passage of time mosaic art has encountered many changes and has greatly been refined, though the technique is still the same.

Mosaic Art
Mosaic Art

Phoenician Arts, a third generation company with a distinguished name in mosaic art industry, has given a new dimension to this art. Phoenician Arts has gifted the world absolutely novel hand-made marble mosaic designs carved out of natural marble and semi-precious stones. It has also revived and reproduced the traditional elite mosaics of the Greeks, Romans and Byzantinians. The mosaics by Phoenician Arts are wonderful paradigms of the primitive and contemporary existence. This is the reason that the mosaic work has successfully replaced the other art forms that exist today. At present mosaics are the most prized and coveted means to augment the aesthetic value of a place or structure.

Mosaic Art
Mosaic Art

Mosaic tiles are considered to be in vogue nowadays for use in showers and floors to add color and style to a room. These mosaic tiles are also used in producing many forms of mosaic art by mosaic artists. There are several types of mosaic tiles of different textures, colors, layouts and shapes to suit the needs of the artist and the piece of art. Ceramic mosaic tiles, glass mosaic tiles and stained-glass tiles are usually used for producing wonderful pieces of mosaic art.

Mosaic Art
Mosaic Art

The history of mosaic art is said to go back some 4,000 years. People during that time used to point-push terracotta cones into a background in order to give decoration to their surroundings. Then slowly by the eighth century, patterned pebble pavements using different colored stones came into vogue. However, this form of decoration was unstructured. The pebble technique was turned to an art form by the Greeks in the fourth century B.C., with the use of precise geometric patterns and detailed pictures of people and animals. From the 5th century onwards, the rise of the Byzantine Empire turned mosaic art into a new form. Their pieces of art included Eastern influences with the use of special glass tesserae called smalti. Smalti was made from thick sheets of colored glass and had a rough surface with tiny air bubbles.

Mosaic Art
Mosaic Art

Mosaic arts are used in many spheres of life, but mostly for swimming pools, murals, gardens, tables, etc. In swimming pools, the mosaic art is found at the bottom of the pool as well as along the border of the pool in various designs. It is up to the swimming pool owner to enlist a mosaic artist to create the right piece of mosaic art to suit his needs. Murals and garden pieces can also be created by mosaic artists to get beautiful, decorative pieces of mosaic art. Then, of course, anyone can create small pieces of mosaic art using mosaic tiles, glue and some imagination.

Mosaic Art
Mosaic Art

Phoenician Arts creates mosaic arts for different themes including medallions, pictures of animals, figures and scenes, themes from the kitchen, religious themes, geometric figures, and much more, most of which are used to decorate the indoors and outdoors. In a house and workplace, you can install mosaics in dining areas, living room floor area, above the fireplace, in and archway, and much more. Outdoor mosaics uses include mosaic tables, pools, gardens, and building and home entrances.

Mosaic Art
Mosaic Art

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