Pietre Dure: the art of hard stones

Florence offers a  view into the ancient art of Pietre Dure Not a painting.    Stone Art    Museo Opificio delle Pietre Dure Via degli Alfani 78 – 50121 Firenze Perhaps more familiar are the artistic techniques of mosaic, using small pieces of cut stone or marquetry, applying pieces of wood veneer to form patterns and pictures,Continue reading “Pietre Dure: the art of hard stones”