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Origins of Antiquity Mosaics!

The history of Mosaic Art is a tapestry of people, places and materials tracing back many centuries. There has been a resurgence in the use of marble tiles in contemporary mosaics, reflective of ancient mosaic traditions.

 
 
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PRLog - March 21, 2011 - TAMPA, Fla. -- Marble mosaics have been around for over four thousand years ago, since the 4th and 3rd century BC, when the Mesopotamians pieced together thin marble tiles. Mosaics made from pebbles adorned the floors of ancient Greek buildings.
Mosaic art has transformed over the years to include different techniques, subjects and processes. Today, marble mosaics have emerged as unique and intricate design pieces that are incorporated into modern interior and exterior applications. Unfortunately, working with today’s marble tile can be challenging as most are 3/8” thick. This thickness can make nipping and shaping them into intricate designs difficult. However, a new product just introduced to the Craft industry, Antiquity Mosaics revitalizes the thin marble tile used by the ancients.   This new mosaic product is an amazing 3/16” thick and is available in a wonderful collection of some of the most popular marbles available.
Antiquity Mosaics marble tiles can be used to restyle table tops, vases, wooden chairs and trays, coasters, around mirrors and on backsplashes. The beauty of marble is in its wildly unpredictable nature, adding charm and distinct personality to every project created. Even if you are new at mosaic art, the easy-to-follow patterns included with the tiles,  resemble the paint-by-number technique; simply place the stone in the color coded boxes to reveal patterns based on Greek and Roman mosaic designs. To watch a video on how to use marble mosaics visit: http://diamondtechcrafts.com/default.aspx?page=youtube&vi...
It is hard to compare marble mosaics to other forms of arts and crafts without finding mosaics more authentic and appealing. The versatility of the marble in a mosaic is just astounding and growing increasingly popular. To learn more about this amazing Antiquity Mosaics by visiting: http:// www.DiamondTechCrafts.com

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In 1992 Diamond Tech opened its doors in Tampa, Florida. Diamond Tech is the place to find and discover the country’s best quality stained glass, hot glass and mosaic tools and accessories. Our company and products are a catalyst for creativity.

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