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A mosaic is a pattern or image made of small regular or irregular pieces of coloured stone, glass or ceramic, held in place by plaster/mortar, and covering a surface. Mosaics are often used as floor and wall decoration, and were particularly popular in the Ancient Roman world.
Mosaic today includes not just murals and pavements, but also artwork, hobby crafts, and industrial and construction forms.
Mosaics have a long history, starting in Mesopotamia in the 3rd millennium BC. Pebble mosaics were made in Tiryns in Mycenean Greece; mosaics with patterns and pictures became widespread in classical ti
mes, both in Ancient Greece and Ancient Rome. Early Christian basilicas from the 4th century onwards were decorated with wall and ceiling mosaics. Mosaic art flourished in the Byzantine Empire from the 6th to the 15th centuries; that tradition was adopted by the Norman Kingdom of Sicily in the 12th century, by the eastern-influenced Republic of Venice, and among the Rus in Ukraine. Mosaic fell
out of fashion in the Renaissance, though artists like Raphael continued to practise the old technique. Roman and Byzantine influence led Jewish artists to decorate 5th and 6th century synagogues in the Middle East with floor mosaics.
Mosaic was widely used on religious buildings and palaces in early Islamic art, including Islam’s first great religious building, the Dome of the Rock in Jerusalem, and the Umayyad Mosque in Damascus. Mosaic went out of fashion in the Islamic world after the 8th century.
Modern mosaics are made by artists and craftspeople around the world. Many materials other than traditional stone, ceramic tesserae, enamelled and stained glass may be employed, including shells, beads, charms, chains, gears, coins, and pieces of costume jewellery.
Mosaic tiles are popular for use in arts & crafts because of their small size, ease of handling and decorative nature. The internet is a great place to discover alternative ideas on what you can make with our mosaic tiles. Here are just a few examples:
DIY Mosaic projects are really popular these days and here’re a few creative DIY mosaic ideas for the garden to follow.
What a great idea to decorate the garden with a mosaic? Contrary to what you might think most of the mosaic projects here are easy and can be done using recycled materials such as old CDs, shells, pebbles or pieces of tile portions.
From HomeBNC, this article lists 35 fun DIY projects you can make with mosaic tiles:
Making mosaics at home might look intimidating, but it’s much easier than it looks. To start out, you can create a DIY mosaic with something as simple as a cardboard keepsake box, tiles, and a hot glue gun. Other materials you can use to fix the tiles include concrete and mortar.
More great resources for creative ideas using mosaic tiles: