Shell Mosaic was originally a Mosaic art, such as stones, shell, tile, glass color insert application on wall surface or on the floor of the drawing design to the performance of a kind of art.
Shell Mosaic become adornment material, was found to be the earliest used in architectural decoration Mosaic is Sue beauty of the temple wall, and archaeological finds the most is the time of ancient Greece, the ancient greeks marble Mosaic pavement applications are common, the most common form of mutual collocation, it is black and white stone Mosaic.
Decorated with mosaics do performance is the art of luxury at that time, the development to the end of the ancient Greek, some skillful craftsman and artists in order to enrich its architectural decoration works to the more diversified, begin to use smaller fragments, with his hand cutting small flake through all sorts of color is tie-in, combination to complete series Mosaic Mosaic works, the shop is stuck on the wall of building, ground, cylinder, its original, rough art forms, is the wealth of the Mosaic of history and culture.
Now, can be used to make Mosaic materials more and more elastic.
From the traditional marble, small pebbles, glass block, pottery, ceramics and enamel, etc. , you can use to any of the lives of materials such as buttons, tableware or stationery are available.
Today in this era of high technology, with gold and silver to vitreous Mosaic pieces can be mass production.
Shell Mosaic due to its position in the visual culture and the special meaning, taken seriously by academia, in the 1950 s, the art world was inspired by again magnificent Byzantine shell Mosaic, coupled with the emergence of new materials such as glass fiber and plastic, provides a for the modern Mosaic Mosaic home to create unique and compelling art new opportunities.
As a kind of traditional and powerful means of decoration, shell Mosaic become extremely expressive form of art in the modern decoration.