Marble and various other stones have been used for centuries in mosaics. Smooth machine cut marble is used for flooring and counters. Hand cut marble is often used in fine art mosaics to show the beauty of a textured surface, whether traditional, representational, or abstract. Frequently gemstones and smalti are intermixed as accents. Create a couple of small mosaics using marble and other stones such as pyrite and jasper and other exciting materials. Learn to use compound nippers and the hammer and hardie, the traditional tool still used by many mosaic artists to cut marble.
Supplies Fee: $50