Wednesday, December 29, 2010

Mosaic stars

This was such a temptation. I was doing Google search for some future posts and I could not resist posting this one. Those familiar with mosaics have seen this breathtaking, outstanding mosaic sky before. It adorns the ceiling in the Galla Placidia Mausoleum in Ravenna, the famous Italian mosaic city.

More info and pictures here.

Happy and starry new year to all my friends and followers! Thank you for being here!

6 comments:

  1. I only want a tomb of red porphyry and a starry sky like this above me when I die. Is that too much to ask?

    Great pattern, I think Ary in Ravenna did a good version of this one :)

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  2. Truly beautiful. I have no idea how you find these things, but thanks so much for sharing such beauty with us.

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  3. Κάθε αστέρι και μια ευχή για το 2011 !!!
    Χρόνια Πολλά και Καλή Χρονιά !!!

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  4. Wow! That is absolutely beautiful.

    Have a wonderful New Year xx

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  5. Thank you all! I am happy you enjoyed stars as much I do.

    Eric, NO it is not too much to ask. I am actually happy to read your comment. Not because of you mentioning a tomb :) but your choices show a refined man and a depth of thought.

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