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4: Roman Mosaics of Britain Volume IV: Western Britain
By Brand: Society of Antiquaries of London
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ean: 9780854312948, isbn: 0854312943,

4.1 out of 5 stars with 93 reviews
Volume IV: West Britain brings to a triumphant conclusion this monumental project to catalogue, describe and illustrate every Romano-British mosaic. The area covered by the fourth and final volume in the corpus is one of the richest regions of Britain in economic as well as architectural and artistic terms and this is reflected in the quantity and quality of the region's mosaics, which include the largest figured mosaic ever found in Britain, the Woodchester Orpheus pavement. The catalogue

The Mosaic Idea Book: More Than 100 Designs To Copy and Create
By Brand: North Light Books
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ean: 9781581800951, isbn: 1581800959,

4.6 out of 5 stars with 49 reviews
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Mosaics: Design Sourcebook (Design Sourcebooks)
By Trafalgar Square Pub
SKU: #VI-1570761116
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sku: VI-1570761116, ean: 9781570761119, isbn: 1570761116,

4.1 out of 5 stars with 53 reviews
An invaluable practical resource for mosaic artists of all levels and a beautifully illustrated portfolio of the very best contemporary work. Featuring 150 color photos. Interest in the art of mosaic has dramatically increased in the past few years, both among those who wish to commission mosaics for their homes and among the thousands who would like to master the art. Now a new generation of mosaic artists, both amateur and professional, are eager for inspiration and ideas. Addressing this

The Mosaics of Roman Crete: Art, Archaeology and Social Change
By Cambridge University Press
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ean: 9781107018402, isbn: 1107018404,

4.4 out of 5 stars with 120 reviews
This book examines the rich corpus of mosaics created in Crete during the Roman and Late Antique eras. It provides essential information on the style, iconography, and chronology of the material, as well as discussion of the craftspeople who created them and the technologies they used. The contextualized mosaic evidence also reveals a new understanding of Roman and Late Antique Crete. It helps shed light on the processes by which Crete became part of the Roman Empire, its subsequent

Mosaic Garden Projects: Add Color to Your Garden with Tables, Fountains, Bird Baths, and More
By Delphi Glass
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mpn: 978-1604694871, ean: 9781604694871, isbn: 1604694874,

4.9 out of 5 stars with 116 reviews
“This thorough guide to techniques, tools, and materials is filled with expert tips and tricks. The detailed project instructions will inspire you to make your own mosaicked mark on the landscape.” —Lorene Edwards Forkner, author of Handmade Garden Projects In Mosaic Garden Projects, artist Mark Brody walks step-by-step through the creation of 25 decorative yet functional projects. With simple ideas like address signs and stepping stones to more complex projects such as an orb

New Crafts: Mosaics: 25 exciting projects to create, using glass, tiles and marble
By Lorenz Books
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ean: 9780754826538, isbn: 0754826538,

4.2 out of 5 stars with 149 reviews
The ancient art of mosaic-making celebrated in inspirational designs and practical projects. This comprehensive book has everything you need to know about materials, tools, adhesives and how to use them; 300 photographs include a gallery of examples.

Roman Mosaics: Over 60 Full-Color Images from the 4th Through the 13th Centuries
By Dover Publications
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ean: 9780486454696, isbn: 048645469X,

4.4 out of 5 stars with 44 reviews
In many of the Italian Christian churches in the vicinity of Rome, mosaics were an important aspect of decoration. This full-color collection includes some of the finest examples of those mosaics.Filled with scenes taken directly from biblical myth and literature, the book spotlights more than sixty mosaic masterpieces created by Italian craftsmen from the fourth through the thirteenth centuries. A third of the images are from the Old Testament, illustrating such stories as Abraham and the

Hardstones: The Gilbert Collection
By Brand: Philip Wilson Publishers
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ean: 9780856675102, isbn: 0856675105,

4.0 out of 5 stars with 149 reviews
The technique of Hardstone mosaic was developed in the sixteenth century under the patronage of the Grand Dukes of Tuscany, in parallel with the revival of Roman mosaics made from tiny tesserae. Complex images were created from a matrix of coloured marbles and semiprecious stones, selected and cut with breathtaking craftsmanship. During the seventeenth century the technique was used in the production of some of the most magnificent luxury objects in Italy; in the eighteenth century, panels of

The New Mosaics: 40 Projects to Make with Glass, Metal, Paper, Beans, Buttons, Felt, Found Objects & More
By Lark Books
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ean: 9781579902261, isbn: 157990226X,

4.1 out of 5 stars with 101 reviews
An exciting new slant on one of today’s most popular crafts, featuring 40 creative mosaic projects—patterns and templates included—using traditional materials in innovative ways. A gallery from around the world illustrates the possibilities. “A wealth of playful and imaginative materials.”—ForeWord Magazine.Used Book in Good Condition.

Making Mosaics with Found Objects
By Delphi Glass
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mpn: 9780811706155, ean: 9780811706155, isbn: 081170615X,

4.1 out of 5 stars with 83 reviews
Make mosaics on any surface--mirrors, tables, chairs, picture frames, bowls, switch plate covers, wooden shoes, and more Hundreds of photos show project variations and possibilities Practical information about cutting techniques, choosing an adhesive, and grouting Advice on using color and designing your project to achieve the effect you want Using your own unique found objects for one-of-a-kind gifts and home decorLearn to mosaic any hard surface - mirrors, tables, chairs, picture frames,

The Art of Mosaic Design: A Collection of Contemporary Artists
By Brand: Quarry Books
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ean: 9781564964205, isbn: 1564964205,

4.7 out of 5 stars with 137 reviews
Fragments of glass, stone, and clay are pieced together in the mosaic art form to create intricate patterns within a unified whole. Functional or decorative, abstract or pictorial, mosaics can be naive in their simplicity or designs of polished sophistication. Once again, this ancient craft is in vogue. This time, mosaic artists are firmly grasping the wheel of its centuries-old techniques, and changing course toward modern aesthetic standards. ''The Art of Mosaic Design'' gathers some of the

Venetian Glass Mosaics: 1860-1917
By Antique Collectors Club Dist
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mpn: 85 col., ean: 9781851495481, isbn: 1851495487,

4.7 out of 5 stars with 46 reviews
This is the first comprehensive book on Venetian mosaics of the nineteenth century. It illustrates work by both the Salviati Company and the Venice and Murano Glass and Mosaic Company. A carefully researched work, Venetian Glass addresses the revival of the art of Venetian mosaic making in the mid-nineteenth century and discusses the complicity of both Antonio Salviati and Sir Austen Henry Layard in that revival. It is a comprehensive work, illustrating Salviati's earliest surviving mosaics,

Mosaics: Innovative, Creative Ideas and Designs Using the Latest Techniques
By Trafalgar Square
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mpn: 9781570764936, ean: 9781570764936, isbn: 9781570764936,

4.1 out of 5 stars with 78 reviews
Using materials otherwise deemed as scraps or junk, this handbook shows mosaic artists how to incorporate such items into rich and beautiful works of art. Crafters of all levels will learn to look for and adapt ideas and designs from such sources as ornaments, photographs, fabric, paintings, jewelry, pebbles, polymer clay, and found objects to create outstanding pieces. From the design and material-gathering stages to instructions that employ the latest techniques and innovations, including

The Apse Mosaic in Early Medieval Rome: Time, Network, and Repetition
By Cambridge University Press
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mpn: 9781107069909, ean: 9781107069909, isbn: 1107069904,

4.5 out of 5 stars with 132 reviews
This book focuses on apse mosaics in Rome, which were commissioned by a series of popes between the sixth and ninth centuries CE. Through a synchronic approach that challenges current conceptions about how works of art interact with historical time, Erik Thunø proposes that the apse mosaics produce an inter-visual network that collapses their chronological succession in time into a continuous present in which the faithful join the saints in the one living body of the Church of Rome.

Art Glass Panel Designs One - 18 Patterns for Stained Glass, Mosaic & Fused Glass (No. 1)
By Brand: Wardell Pub Inc
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ean: 9780919985315, isbn: 0919985319,

4.5 out of 5 stars with 45 reviews
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Illustrated Encyclopedia of Mosaic
By Batsford Ltd
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ean: 9780713487770, isbn: 0713487771,

4.0 out of 5 stars with 41 reviews
The ultimate mosaic encyclopedia arranged A-to-Z for easy reference with clear text, colour photography of finished work - includign the best art mosaic in the world today. The entries cover mosaic history, solid technical information, including various techniques of mosaic-making (traditional and modern), the equipment and materials needed, the design process and sources of inspiration. The technical entries are packed with invaluable hints and tips, borne of years of experience from a leading

Mosaic Renaissance: Reviving Classic Tile Art With Millefiori
By North Light Books
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ean: 9781600611988, isbn: 1600611982,

4.6 out of 5 stars with 96 reviews
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Disenos geometricos en los mosaicos de Ecija (Sevilla) (BAR International) (Spanish and English Edition)
By British Archaeological Reports
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ean: 9781407312965, isbn: 1407312960,

4.8 out of 5 stars with 26 reviews
This volume focusses on the mosaics and geometric designs from Écija, the ancient Roman Astigi, the capital of the Conventus Astigitanus, which is one of four conventus iuridici that made the Roman Baetica. This work is part of a much larger study centered recently on the mosaics and the geometrical compositions of the Conventus Astgitanus, whose immediate objective pursued to cover the analysis of the musivaria of the whole of Baetica. In conjunction with the mosaics catalogue, this volume

The Human Form in Mosaic
By Brand: Crowood Press
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mpn: 228 colour photographs, ean: 9781861269812, isbn: 1861269811,

4.7 out of 5 stars with 112 reviews
'The Human Form in Mosaic' is an original and revelatory exploration in the hands of an accomplished artist and author, using the human form as a means to introduce the reader to the technique of mosaic-making. Goodwin guides the reader through the process of individually cutting and placing 'tesserae'.Used Book in Good Condition.

Corpus of Byzantine Church Mosaic Pavements in Israel and the Palestinian Territories (Colloquia Antiqua)
By Peeters Pub & Booksellers
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mpn: 9789042930612, ean: 9789042930612, isbn: 9042930616,

4.0 out of 5 stars with 121 reviews
This is a catalogue of church, chapel and monastery mosaic pavements discovered within the borders of Israel and the Palestinian Territories (Roman Palestine). Chronologically, it spans the early 4th to 8th centuries, the latter period seemingly designating the cessation of mosaic manufacture in early Christian edifices in Palestine based on current archaeological findings. Sites are arranged alphabetically and according to the four Roman provinces that encompassed the region, and to which it

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