Collaborative Quilt for Synergy 2010
I'm so happy and proud to have participated in this mosaic for Synergy 2010 "Collaborative Quilt" project. Laurie Mika came up with the fabulous idea, collected all the tiles and created the quilt. Isn't it cool? :) Think you know which polymer clay artist created which tile? Enter the contest and win. from www.npcg.org... Collaborative Tile Project Contest Laurie Mika and 37 artists created a terrific mosaic. Now we want to share the fun with you. From November 20th through December 20th…
Ceramic Tile Art
Section of a 14th century Mihrab, Kashan, Iran LACMA Ceramic tile evolution Originating in the Middle East, the earliest evidence of ceramic tile art decorations dates back to Ancient Egypt to around 4,700 BCE. There have been further findings of enamel tiling uncovered in what was Assyria (near ancient Nineveh) and Babylon; these date back to the 7th Century BCE. The art of tiling finally spread further west, becoming popular in Europe during the eleventh century, when mosaic floorings and…
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Just beside the main terrace of Golestan Palace, this decaying drain pipe and french light fade against the rich colours of the much older glazed tiles, which are in top form. * 2 Dec '07 - 100 views
Celtic 'fish of Knowledge' Ceramic bas relief Tile in turquoise glaze
Handmade ceramic tile,depicting the three fish of knowledge with celtic border. This 8 inch tile is made from earthenware clay and glazed with a beautiful turquoise glaze. These tiles are hand carved, pressed, glazed and made especially for you giving each one a unique character. As a result colour may vary slightly. Our tiles can be used to enhance a fire surround, bathroom, kitchen backsplash or make beautiful gifts when framed.