That’s skill~nice, originally uploaded by Killer Bee 4.

Vatican Shop: She’s a handcrafting a micromosaic

Mosaic Studio @ the Vatican on Flickr by Picture_To_Paint

Mosaic Studio @ the Vatican on Flickr – Picture_To_Paint

Mosaic Studio @ the Vatican on Flickr by Picture_To_Paint


Mosaic glass at the Vatican on Flickr – Picture_To_Paint

Smalti & filati micromosaic supplies

Mosaic Art Source mosaic definition:

mosaic glossary image - smalti smalti

smalto (pl. smalti) – smalti is characterized by its dazzling range of brilliant opaque colors. Smalti is prepared by adding crystalline material (corpo) and coloured material (anima) to the colourless or coloured fused glass. Smalti is literally available in thousands of colors, is a very stable glass, easy to cut and very durable. m.a.s. mosaic glossary

Mosaic Art Source mosaic definition:

filati

filati - (thread) rods of smalti that are melted and drawn out extremely thin, then clipped or cut into tiny pieces. Used in micro mosaics. m.a.s. mosaic glossary

Mosaic Art Source mosaic definition:

micromosaic

micromosaic – mosaic made of tiny tesserae (at times less than one millimetre long) obtained from thin rods of uniformly cut polychrome glass paste or filati.

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Traditional Mosaic on Flickr – Photo Sharing!

A mosaic being pieced together in a traditional method. The artist who was working on this piece also did the “Imagine” mosaic at Strawberry Fields in New York. We happened upon his small shop while in Italy.

 

Rome on Flickr – Photo Sharing!

Mosaics in last photo created in the Vatican Studio & for sale in the Vatican Store.

Mosaic Art Source – Micromosaic Images Archive

Thank you so much Picture_To_Paint, I’ve added your Vatican Studio micromosaic works in progress above. They’re absolutely incredible! :-)

 

 

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