pottery mosaic

mattie_2008February 19, 2012

Found this mosaic in a shop in Guadalajara.

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Calamity_J

Oh I would love to go to Guadalajara some day...they have so much glass casting/blowing there!!!!

    Bookmark   February 21, 2012 at 2:43PM
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ItsmeChickadee

How big is this? It looks enormous (and very cool)!

    Bookmark   February 22, 2012 at 2:08PM
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toomuchglass

I love that ! How was the pottery stuff attached ? Do you think it was just set in Mastik ? I see all white between the shards. I've been wanting to add 3-D stuff to a mosaic , but didn't know how to attach it when the rest of the mosaic was grouted.

    Bookmark   February 22, 2012 at 6:35PM
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mattie_2008

This is probably 6 feet by 6 feet, give or take. I don't know what they used to adhere the pottery, maybe cemento blanco

    Bookmark   February 25, 2012 at 4:40PM
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texaswild

Very interesting piece. When I was in PV, Cristobal - Sam's handyman bought the adhesive, and called it Pega Piso. It is VERY strong cement-based mortar. I love it as much as I love Mapei's Ultra Flex II. Mexicans know how to use tiles, and their products are great. I'm so jealous of you MATTI - to live so close to where I'd absolutely love to go. Guadalajara is where Sam buys lots of the most beautiful tiles I've ever seen. I was using from her stash on her chimenia project.

    Bookmark   March 13, 2012 at 2:05PM
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