Series: Micromosaic art

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This entry is part 1 of 2 in the series Micromosaic art

The minute mosaic is a technique that was born in Rome, in the second half of the eighteenth century. Originally it developed at the “Fabbrica di San Pietro”, for the conservation of the paintings of the Basilica it self.The minute mosaic lent itself to the perfect copy of the paintings exhibited there, given the many…

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This entry is part 2 of 2 in the series Micromosaic art

It starts by reducing the glass paste into small pieces, with the help of a hammer and a cut for mosaicists. Then you put a small quantity inside a concave container, melt the glass paste with a flame of 900 degrees and with suitable tools it mixes and gives the desired shape, with a plier.…