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Smalti Aus Gallery 2

Some more examples of the beauty and versatlility of mexican smalti.

Ravenna, Italy

Bon Pasteur du Mausolée de Galla Placidia moitié du ve siècle à Ravenne

Фараон Эхнатон с женой Нефертити и детьми. Барельеф из  Каирского музея ок 1356-1340гг до н.э.

Фараон Эхнатон с женой Нефертити и детьми. Барельеф из Каирского музея ок 1356-1340гг до н.э.

Chora Museum. Mosaic,   Istanbul, Turkey  IF in Istanbul, you MUST visit this Byzantine Church!

Mosaic, Istanbul, Turkey IF in Istanbul, you MUST visit this Byzantine Church!

Mosaic

Byzantine era mosaics made ample use of gold tiles, but look closely and you'll see that the flesh tones come from stones. Gold incorporated in tiles wasn't discovered, so there were no flesh colored smalti available at the time.

L'annonciation de Simone Martini et Lippo Memmi, musée des offices de Florence

Simone Martini and Lippo Memmi:St.Ansanus Altarpiece (The Annunciation with St.Margaret and St.

6th century Byzantine Roman lion mosaics from the peristyle of the Great Palace from the reign of Emperor Justinian I. Istanbul, Turkey. |  © Paul Randall Williams 2012

century Byzantine Roman lion mosaics from the peristyle of the Great Palace from the reign of Emperor Justinian I.

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