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Murals: Mosaic tiles

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A mural is simple any piece of large scale artwork applied directly to a wall or ceiling. The architectural qualities of the given space are incorporated into its design, and it can be applied as paint, mosaic tiles, plastering, or other mediums.

Murals have existed as long as man could draw, and cave paintings from the Stone Age are our earliest examples of mural work dating from at least 30,000BC. It is believed that murals are the oldest human art form, and there is evidence of these dating from prehistory the world over. They were carved, scratched, etched, and painted. Continue reading…

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Marble: Carrara versus Calacatta

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Amongst the premium marble tile options for your home are Carrara and Calacatta varieties. What are the differences between the two?

Both of these marbles originate in Italy, with both varieties coming from the Carrara region in Tuscany. Calacatta marble is the rarer variety of the two, and the most prized marble variety on earth. Sculptor Michelangelo favored Calacatta marble for his work. Continue reading…

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