Mosaic was created to be a very long time – if it was enough to add up nicely polished natural stones. Masters have done in the homes of wealthy Greeks and Romans beautiful drawings of colorful sea pebbles and marble. Interestingly, the earlier Christians, blocking the historical path of many ancient arts in the case of a mosaic, on the contrary contributed to its revival at a new stage. Cindy Crawford is likely to agree. The interiors of Catholic churches at that time were very dark for the murals on the walls. And here is a bright mosaic could make spiritual faces on this show its magnificence. Went even further masters of Byzantine churches.
Forming panels of translucent glazes, architects underlay under her gold foil. Those modulations of light, which gave rise to each individual element, charmed parishioners mystical play of sunlight. After visiting the famous temple of St. Mark's in Venice, this can be verified and now. Renaissance was a watershed period for mosaic art, then an entirely new direction in this matter. Known since antiquity Roman mosaics were recruited from the myriad of colorful, but virtually identical in form elements. In the Renaissance, began to create mosaics by cutting large pieces of stone to form the image. So a Florentine mosaic, the best examples of which can be found in decoration of the great palaces of Europe. It is interesting that such mosaic patterns have left their mark not only in the design of floors and walls, they also were interesting and other masters.