I have a long history of prowling garage sales, flea markets and antique shops for jewelry and junk to use in jewelry. I’ve picked up several pieces of Italian made mosaic jewelry. Small “tiles” made of shell, coral, turquoise and other natural materials are arranged in a pattern or a scene. Micro Mosaic uses smaller tiles so the pattern is smoother like in this museum quality micro mosaic brooch:
Naama Zamir, a polymer clay artist posted a photo of a modern mosaic art pendant she created on her blog:
Whether old or new, mosaics offer a unique design technique to incorporate into your art jewelry.
Writen by Cindy Gimbrone mosaic jewelry lover and glass beadmaker.