Mosaic artistry

Old 06-01-2015, 08:11 PM
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This video shows how the lovely mosaic tiles are made. We have some many quilting patterns with similar designs. We do it with fabric and they with clay.

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That was fascinating, thank you for sharing with us.
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Thank you for posting!
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Very cool, thanks!
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Thank you. I had no idea of the lengthy process of this handsome craft. A new respect for another set of craftsmen. We can not accurate calculate the cost of a quilt and neither can these artists calculate the true cost of their tile panels! Beautiful and so labor intensive!
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True artisanship..........something that is a lost art in this country...nowhere would you find men doing such tedious handwork. The finished panels were beautiful! I wonder where/what these are used for...floors, walls? And where?
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Thank you so much for sharing, that was quite interesting. I'll never complain about my job being tedious...the amount of patience it must take to produce such fine products...WOW
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That was amazing! I always find it interesting how much still has to be done or created by hand. These men are similar to the Tentmakers of Cairo, where this is probably a family tradition for many of them. Thanks for sharing/
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That's a lot of work that goes into creating just one panel.
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And not a computer or water cooler in sight! True artistry!
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