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Many would-be mosaic artists are always looking for potential art works. If you’re one of them, you will find two creative samples of mosaic works in this article. Read on to find out more about these samples.
You can find Byzantine mosaics in Hagia Sophia (Ayasofa Museum) in Istanbul, turkey. Hagia Sophia used to be a patriarchal basilica but later on, it was used as a mosque. At present, it is now called Ayasofa Museum. Because if its enormous dome, Hagia Sophia became very popular and it was even considered as Byzantine architecture’s epitome. For thousands of years, it was recognized as the biggest cathedral all throughout the world but in 1520, Seville Cathedral was proclaimed the largest.
Roman buildings left standing today are abundantly decorated with amazing mosaics. Most of the mosaics captured historical scenes and that of everyday life. Villa owners often have personalized mosaic designs but the finest Roman mosaics can be found at Bignor Roman Villa and Fishbourne Roman Palace.