Tour & Short class of mosaic

From EUR 90

In the heart of Ravenna Koko Mosaic bring on the language of mosaic with an eye on the future and one on the past.
This class is just a small taste to start knowing an ancient art.
You can realize a copy of an ancient mosaic of the Roman or Byzantine period, directly created on cement mortar.
After a little introduction at the mosaic and at the card’s cut with the ancient tools of the trade - small hammer and carbide hardie -  you will actively participate at the realization of your piece: from the drafting of the cement mortar to the finalization of the mosaic.
You can use high-quality materials that were used in the olden days as marble, Venetian enamels and golden tiles depending on the copy you have chosen to recreate.

The objective will be to realize a mosaic of about 11x11 cm.

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When:

   from Monday to Saturday at 3.00 pm


Meeting point:

   Koko Mosaico
   Via di Roma 136, 48121 Ravenna
   please arrive 10 minutes before starting time

Indications: the atelier, located in the historical centre, is near the Basilica of Sant'Apollinare Nuovo, about 5 minutes walk from both the train station and the Tourist Information Office in Piazza San Francesco.


Duration:

   2 hours


Included in the price:

  - materials as marble and glass paste

  - all the instruments useful to the creation of the mosaic: small hammer, carbide hardie, tweezer and bolt cutters

  - aprons

  - personal protective equipment for the eyes


Extra:

   - the consignment of the mosaic is realized at the address of the participant, on request

Highlights

Program:

- little introduction to the mosaic

- choice of subject and materials

- introduction and cutting test of the material with the ancient tools of the trade

- drafting of the cement mortar and the printing of the grid


Available languages:      

 - Italian
 - English


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- online booking and purchase of the guided tour are strongly recommended
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Route

  1. Via di Roma, 136, Ravenna