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The passion for teaching mosaic

Contemporary mosaic workshops
venice, italy.

A new approach of mosaic, with original themes thought to teach you all the rules, tricks and tips of the famous Spilimbergo School methods.

Our teaching approach helps the students to improve their mosaic vocabulary in the contemporary way.
You will gain new perspectives about your work and practice, learning about the synergism between materials, shape and content.
All our mosaic classes are based on homemade ready sketches. Done to teach you as best as possible the Spilimbergo School methods we love!

True masters

We both possess the Master Mosaic's diploma, obtained only after the successful completion of three years of study at the Scuola Mosaicisti del Friuli – the only legally recognized mosaic training institution, and participated at the specialization course, reserved only at the  six best students each year.

Spilimbergo school knowledge
True skills

You will be introduced to a wide variety of materials during the workshops, exploring  techniques, encouraged to experiment with color and texture to begin to discover the possibilities of the contemporary mosaic art. A real way of teaching, modern,  with  specific sketches who will help to understand what is the contemporary mosaic. You'll participate in every step of the creation of your piece, using the traditional tools, the hardie and hammer in an innovative way!

True abilities

Using the "martelina", the traditional hammer shaped like an half-moon, you will learn how to cut the tesserae which compose your mosaic.
A short hammer's practice cut to learn the contemporary's cut.
Explanation of the importance of andamenti and of their utility in the realization of the subjects.
Theoretical and practical lessons to understand how to mix materials, marbles and smalti.

In the heart of the Italian mosaic

It is no coincidence that our workshop is located in Venice, where the glass we use for our products is made from centuries. The mosaics that adorns St. Mark’s Basilica has always been a source of inspiration for us. And in Italy, the cradle of a taste and creativity that is also appreciated and appreciated abroad. Roots that can be seen in everything we produce, in the attention we pay to every detail, in the care we give to every element.

master mosaic workshops

master mosaic teachers

Unique studio to purpose all facets of mosaics from classical techniques to the contemporary abstraction with Masters mosaicists graduated from the Scuola mosaicisti del friuli.


All our subjects are prepared by ourselves, to be able to teach you at best the technique.

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