The technique of filament mosaic makes use of vitreous enamels and exploits their characteristic of liquefying at high temperatures.The enamels can therefore be mixed and molded to cretate rods of different colors and forms.This technique makes mosaic resemble painting as the enamels are mixed as if they were oil or tempera colors until the desired [...]
The oldest mosaic technique is the cut technique.It precisely consists of cutting the mosaic material (natural stones or enamels)with the help of a special mosaic hammer (martheline) and of a harotic fixed to a wooden log (hardie).The material is hit and split into small pieces , thus obtaining,so to speak,the “mosaic basic unit of measurement” [...]
Micromosaic in Smalti Filati is a prestigious, antique technique that developed in Rome between the XVI and XVII centuries.
The intervention consists of consolidation , cleaning and restoration of mosaics,treatment of the lacunae and protection of the surface.
After twenty years work, passing on to the cultural heritage that Enzo learned in the Vatican and in Ravenna ,restoring the antique mosaics and creating new ones,he decided to teach the antique techniques that his Masters have taught to me.Pupils can learn the traditional mosaic techniques, according to their level, each lesson fits their need.It is possibile [...]
Mosaics constitute a shared cultural inheritance from the Roman and Byzantine world throughout the Mediterranean region. Due to the vast number of mosaics presently at risk, there is an urgency to determine common problems, to promote efforts to better conserve these important historic documents and artistic creations of the past.
Wth the advent of Christianity Mosaic’s potential expressive is fully exploited.Mosaic art becomes the preferred artistic medium in the decorations of Christian Basilicas.
Aiellomosaics specializes in Architectural Mosaic Design. Our mosaics have been widely specified for commercial and residential, swimming pools, artistic murals, hotels, airports, and interior and exterior applications throughout the world.
In the hands of a master, the placing of mosaic tesserae is a very versatile technique where the personal sensibilities of the artist can be expressed – whether it be a reproduction of mosaics or paintings, or a new, unique creation of the artist’s own design.Enzo can create custom mosaics for residential and commercial settings, whether the location is exterior or interior
The oldest mosaic technique is the cut technique.
The most used methods are : DIRECT and INDIRECT METHOD.
Roman, Byzantine,Contemporary mosaic, Micromosaic in smalti filati
After twenty years work, passing on to the cultural heritage that Enzo learned in the Vatican and in Ravenna ,restoring the antique mosaics and creating new ones,he decided to teach the antique techniques that his Masters have taught to me.Pupils can learn the traditional mosaic techniques, according to their level, each lesson fits their need.It is possibile in Enzo workshop to request for a personal course,in which the student can make an antique copy,or learn the roman and the byzantine technique.It is also possibile to execute modern and personal designs.Guided tour in the mosaic sites in the city.Visits at the Museo Nazionale Romano
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About Enzo Aiello
Specialized in the art of mosaic for almost twenty years. Started in 1987 as an apprentice in the Vatican Studio of Mosaic, Rome.