B.E.S. Publishing, October 2005. Trade Paperback. Item #330682
Very good paperback copy.
Books in the Decorative Techniques series teach the various arts of home decoration. Each book focuses on a single craft, presenting comprehensive instructions and work-saving advice for do-it-yourself decorators. Step-by-step color photos come with detailed explanatory captions. Mosaics describes an ancient decorative art and craft that gained widespread popularity among Roman artisans more than two thousand years ago. Mosaic artwork incorporates pieces of many-colored and various sized stone or glass to create pictures or ornate abstract patterns. This book describes the materials and modern-day tools for working in mosaics. It also instructs in projects for making a variety of mosaic items, including decorative wall panels, patterned floors, colorful bathroom shelves, and smaller objects such as vases and Christmas tree ornaments.