Synopses & Reviews
“[The book]...opens with a history and techniques, then follows with six projects and dozens of designs, accompanied by photographs and step-by-step directions. For most of the six projects, there is a simple list of generic materials needed. The mosaic furniture stands as examples of craft transformed into art.”—Booklist.
Add brightness, color, and magic to even the simplest of objects using the age-old art of glass mosaic. Almost any surface can be transformed quickly and easily by gluing pieces of cut glass in place and then filling in the gaps with cement. Packed with glorious full-color photographs of spectacular mosaics, this straightforward guide can help anyone to create a masterpiece. The history of mosaics is described, followed by information on choosing materials and supplies, and illustrated step-by-step instructions for six projects -- including a terra-cotta bowl, a frame with a leaf design, and cheerful lids for small jars. An exquisite gallery of mosaic projects offers plenty of ideas and inspiration for making tables, jewelry, keepsake boxes, trays, flowerpots, plates, trivets, and much more.