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Mosaic Tile Art for Beginners By Hugo Warner
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The use of tiny mosaic tiles or blocks to create works of art is an ancient craft that is becoming ever more popular in the present age. As an art form it can have great depth, variety and freedom of... More > expression – but best of all, it is a skill that can be aquired by anyone, with only a minimum of instruction..... Scroll up... and click on "Buy Now" to deliver almost instantly to your iPad or other reading device.< Less
Technician Training for the Maintenance of In Situ Mosaics, 2011 Edition By Getty Conservation Institute
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Significantly revised and updated in the context of the MOSAIKON Initiative, this handbook provides written, graphic, and photographic documentation methodologies and lesson summaries on topics... More > ranging from the deterioration of mosaics, to an introduction to lime-based mortars and their use for stabilization treatments, to the fundamentals of mosaic reburial—an indispensable preventive conservation intervention. These didactic materials are a reference document for technicians during and after training and are meant to accompany theoretical lessons and practical training on site. While step-by-step instructions are provided for documentation of mosaics and of technicians' work on them, this resource is not intended as a manual for the treatment of in situ mosaics.< Less
Formation de techniciens à l'entretien des mosaïques in situ, Edition 2011 By Getty Conservation Institute
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Significantly revised and updated in the context of the MOSAIKON Initiative, this handbook provides written, graphic, and photographic documentation methodologies and lesson summaries on topics... More > ranging from the deterioration of mosaics, to an introduction to lime-based mortars and their use for stabilization treatments, to the fundamentals of mosaic reburial—an indispensable preventive conservation intervention. These didactic materials are a reference document for technicians during and after training and are meant to accompany theoretical lessons and practical training on site. While step-by-step instructions are provided for documentation of mosaics and of technicians' work on them, this resource is not intended as a manual for the treatment of in situ mosaics.< Less
ARMENIA’S FRESCOES FROM URARTU AND CILICIA TO THE 21st CENTURY. 7000 Years of Art Treasures By Maximillien De Lafayette
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This is a fabulous book, elegantly printed, large format (Size: 8.50” x 11”) containing hundreds upon hundreds of photos in color, and rare/vintage illustrations, sketches, maps and... More > pictures. It includes: Armenia’s Early Frescoes. The Urartu era. Ancient Greco-Armenian frescoes and mosaic. Garni Temple. Armenia’s early Christian frescoes and figurative arts. Frescoes of medieval Armenia. Chronology and historical perspective of early Christian frescoes. 6th century and 7th century frescoes and murals. Between 921 and 930 A.D. Between 1,220 and 1,236 A.D. In the 14th century. Arrival of the Crusaders. In the 17th century and the 18th century. Frescoes from the Theodosia era to the 18th century. Armenia’s Modern and Contemporary Frescoes and Murals.< Less
As You Tithe, So You Prosper: A Series of Four Lessons in Tithing By L E Meyer
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As You Tithe, So You Prosper: A Series of Four Lessons in Tithing by L E Meyer. MANY PROFESSING Christians believe that tithing was an institution of the Mosaic law, that it was intended for the... More > ancient Hebrews but not for people of the present age. These individuals object to tithing, saying that we are no longer under the law of Moses but that through faith in Jesus Christ we are under grace and truth. Their contention is that we have no right to teach tithing now, as it belonged to the old dispensation and is not of the new. It is true that under the law of Moses a tenth part of all the increase of the flocks, of the land (fruit, grains), of all income was to be given into the Lord's treasury. Tithing however did not begin with the Mosaic law. Long before Moses' day Melchizedek, king of Salem, blessed Abraham saying: "Blessed be Abram of God Most High, possessor of heaven and earth: and blessed be God Most High, who hath delivered thine enemies into thy hand."< Less
Handicrafts in the Home By Mabel Tuke Priestman
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Contains information on: Piercing Sheet Metal -- Repoussé Work -- Etching on Metal -- Pottery-Making -- Wood- and Chip-Carving -- Stencil Craft -- Stencilling by Means of Acids -- Block... More > Printing -- Batik : An Ancient Javanese Handcraft -- Leather Work -- Pyrography -- Marine Mosaics -- Decorative Window Treatment -- Home-made Furniture -- Hand-woven Rugs -- Fancy Pattern Weaving -- Crocheted Rugs -- Pulled Rugs -- Beaded Drawn Work and Other Novelties -- Netting -- Old-time Quilting -- Artistic Darning -- Ribbon Work -- Raffia Needlework -- Appliqué.< Less
Handicrafts in the Home By Mabel Tuke Priestman
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Contains information on: Piercing Sheet Metal -- Repoussé Work -- Etching on Metal -- Pottery-Making -- Wood- and Chip-Carving -- Stencil Craft -- Stencilling by Means of Acids -- Block... More > Printing -- Batik : An Ancient Javanese Handcraft -- Leather Work -- Pyrography -- Marine Mosaics -- Decorative Window Treatment -- Home-made Furniture -- Hand-woven Rugs -- Fancy Pattern Weaving -- Crocheted Rugs -- Pulled Rugs -- Beaded Drawn Work and Other Novelties -- Netting -- Old-time Quilting -- Artistic Darning -- Ribbon Work -- Raffia Needlework -- Appliqué.< Less
A Seasoning of Lust By Jane Kohut-Bartels
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Jane Kohut-Bartels, writer and bellydancer, has woven a magic carpet of poetry, short story and other delightful forms of literary erotica. Japanese forms of poetry, tanka and haiku, free verse,... More > sonnets and other works create a mosaic that will keep you up at nights reading through this book. If not, your dreams will be invaded by particular visions of erotica. As a Turkish/Egyptian trained belly dancer, Jane Kohut-Bartels brings her exotic experiences in dance to her transcendent stories, weaving a particular magic that only well crafted stories can do. She rounds the world with her writings from ancient Japan, to Venice and France in the 18th century and back to the present, entertaining readers with her fertile imagination. How appropriate this book was released to the public February 14th, 2009, Valentine's Day. It is a gift that will stir the senses and gladden the heart.< Less
A Seasoning of Lust By Jane Kohut-Bartels
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Jane Kohut-Bartels, writer and bellydancer, has woven a magic carpet of poetry, short story and other delightful forms of literary erotica. Japanese forms of poetry, tanka and haiku, free verse,... More > sonnets and other works create a mosaic that will keep you up at nights reading through this book. If not, your dreams will be invaded by particular visions of erotica. As a Turkish/Egyptian trained belly dancer, Jane Kohut-Bartels brings her exotic experiences in dance to her transcendent stories, weaving a particular magic that only well crafted stories can do. She rounds the world with her writings from ancient Japan, to Venice and France in the 18th century and back to the present, entertaining readers with her fertile imagination. How appropriate this book was released to the public February 14th, 2009, Valentine's Day. It is a gift that will stir the senses and gladden the heart.< Less
The Greek Alphabet: 24 Letters in 24 Hours By Chris Alden
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Is the Greek alphabet all Greek to you? If so, you need The Greek Alphabet: 24 Letters in 24 Hours – a guide to modern Greek script for English speakers. The book offers a quick guide to Greek... More > letters for the beginner – followed by a detailed, letter-by-letter guide to modern Greek pronunciation and transliteration. There are also useful exercises, and plenty of examples of words in Greek script. With the help of this book, you'll be able to read the Greek letters you see in Greece and Cyprus – from shop fronts to road signs, menus to maps, bottles of wine to ancient mosaics – giving you more confidence in the Greek language everywhere you go. Greek isn't as hard to read as it looks, so buy The Greek Alphabet: 24 Letters in 24 Hours – and give it a go.< Less