The History Of Mosaic Development

- Aug 24, 2019-

The original meaning of mosaic is: mosaic, mosaic, mosaic process. Originated in ancient Greece. The marble mosaics of early Greeks used black and white to match each other. Only authoritative rulers and wealthy wealthy people can afford craftsmen and affordable materials to express this extravagant art. In the development of the late Greek mosaic, in order to enrich the work more diversely, the artists began to need smaller pieces of stone and cut small stones to complete a mosaic. In the Roman period, mosaics have developed very popular. The floors and walls of ordinary houses and public buildings are decorated with it. This makes the Rome look so rich at that time, making the ancient Roman architecture unbelievable. The golden age of mosaics stemmed from the arrival of early Christians in Rome, who were persecuted and could only meet in the basement and other passages. Since most people are illiterate, there are glass mosaic murals on the walls of these basements that describe the story of Jesus Christ. The Emperor Constantine was the Roman emperor who legalized and publicized Christianity. The church in Constantinople (Byzantine) was decorated with a large number of mosaics. The colors used were more and more, and the gold foil was also burned. Used in transparent glass. The Sicilian mosaic is characterized by a golden base. The Byzantine period almost equated with the word mosaic.

Mosaic use Mainly used for wall and floor decoration. Because the mosaic has a small unit area and a wide variety of colors, it has an infinite combination of styles, which can express the inspiration of the designer's shape and design, and show its unique artistic charm and personality. It is widely used in hotels, hotels, bars, stations, swimming pools, entertainment venues, home wall and art parquet.

According to the material and process, the mosaic can be divided into several different types. The mosaic of glass material can be divided into machine single-side cutting, machine double-sided cutting and manual cutting according to its process. Non-glass mosaic can be divided into ceramic mosaic according to its material. , stone mosaic, metal mosaic, luminous mosaic and so on.