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The meaning of tess?

Posted by angs_pool (My Page) on
Fri, Jul 30, 10 at 21:04

I had to look it up but I'm still not sure I know..
Is it the items you use in the mosaic?

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RE: The meaning of tess?

Tesserae-- anything you glue to a substrate to make a mosaic... I'm sure the dictionary probably says tiles, but I think the word has expanded to mean just about anything, wood, pebbles, beads, glass, stones, etc.

RE: The meaning of tess?

Here's a good description of tess . . .

Here is a link that might be useful: Wikipedia definition

RE: The meaning of tess?

Thanks that helps a lot, now I can talk like I know what I'm talking about.. :)

RE: The meaning of tess?

If you need to find anything about mosaic terms the following link is very useful.

Here is a link that might be useful: The mosaic dictionary

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