Opificio delle Pietre Dure - Florence.  Many examples of this in the Pitti Palace. Pietra Dura or pietre dure, is a term for the inlay technique of using cut and fitted, highly-polished colored stones to create images. It is considered a decorative art

Opificio delle Pietre Dure - Florence. Many examples of this in the Pitti Palace. Pietra Dura or pietre dure, is a term for the inlay technique of using cut and fitted, highly-polished colored stones to create images. It is considered a decorative art

Miranda Skoczek

Miranda Skoczek

LILY POND - This intricate pietra dura motif uses the commesso assemblage technique  which is similar to the mosaic technique

LILY POND - This intricate pietra dura motif uses the commesso assemblage technique which is similar to the mosaic technique

Print of Watercolor Painting Serene Bird 9 x 12 Original Watercolor Painting Pink Flying Blue Purple Turquoise

Print of Watercolor Painting Serene Bird 9 x 12 Original Watercolor Painting Pink Flying Blue Purple Turquoise

An Italian scagliola table top attributed to Pietro Antonio Paolini, Tuscan, circa 1735.

An Italian scagliola table top attributed to Pietro Antonio Paolini, Tuscan, circa 1735.

Perroquet réalisé par incrustation de pierres dures polies.

Perroquet réalisé par incrustation de pierres dures polies.

Интересное и забытое - быт и курьезы прошлых эпох. - PIETRA DURA или PIETRE DURE- СТАРИННАЯ МЕБЕЛЬ

Интересное и забытое - быт и курьезы прошлых эпох. - PIETRA DURA или PIETRE DURE- СТАРИННАЯ МЕБЕЛЬ

A George II carved mahogany and polychrome scagliola table, the top attributable to Petrus Antonius De Paulinus.

A George II carved mahogany and polychrome scagliola table, the top attributable to Petrus Antonius De Paulinus.

Jaipur City Museum: pietra dura

Jaipur City Museum: pietra dura

Detail of part of a pietre dure tabletop with landscape and birds, Florentine, ca. 1650.

Detail of part of a pietre dure tabletop with landscape and birds, Florentine, ca. 1650.

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