This is untrue and repeating patterns have long been a staple of art pieces. This is especially true in the world of ceramic art. The Japanese method of pressing rope into ceramics, called Jomon, is a traditional method of adding texture to a piece. Lines scored into Chinese ceramic pieces...

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Because each group of ancient peoples had resources that were limited to the local area, their experiences in the world were uniquely theirs. This uniqueness is depicted in the types of art these cultures produced. Areas where stone could be carved chose that as the basis for much of their...

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Other cultures have also created mosaics with locally available materials. Stone is prominent in many, but as man progressed in creating new items, ceramics and glass were also used to create mosaic pieces. The scenes and people depicted have been used to identify different cultures throughout history. The Romans spread...

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Ancient man had limited materials to make necessary objects. As populations increased in size, these limitations began to be eliminated. One of the earliest forms of art came from ceramics and glass. Both were manufactured in kilns and made from local materials. Colored glass was used in mosaics as the...

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