Synopses & Reviews
With this generously photographed guide in hand, even beginners will be able to create fashionable jewelry, home accessories, and religious objects with the timeless beauty of mosaics. Distinguished artist Ronit Attias takes newcomers step-by-step through every phase of making their own pieces, offering the most innovative techniques and ideas-- including computer sketching, a valuable new technology that she demonstrates with a collection of images. The dazzling projects all feature a festival of colors and unique materials, and vary in size and dimension from 60-inch sculptures to tabletop lamps, from expansive murals to decorative candlesticks. Select from a flower table on wheels, Cleopatra mirror, sunshine wall clock, theatrical sconce, and Hamsa-- an ancient talisman believed to bring good fortune. "A Selection of the Crafter's Choice Book Club."