SanAppNuovo6, originally uploaded by oar_square.

SanAppNuovo7, originally uploaded by oar_square.

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

San Appollinaire Nouvo Mosaic Tour Ravenna, Italy

Mosaic Art Source Ravenna, Italy mosaic photo archives.