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Micro mosaics

Micro Mosaics

Micro mosaics are tiny mosaics, usually in the form of jewellery, boxes or picture frames. They were first made by Giocomo Raffaelli in 1775 for tourists visiting the newly discovered ruins of Pompeii and Herculaneum as souvenirs of the ancient Roman mosaics in those sites. As a result, they were at first known as “archaeological” […]  Continue Reading »