I'll tell you honestly... I always thought Mosaics were for garden tabletops and nothing more... And I was sooooooooooo wrong... till I discovered Tesserae... and that's where I'm taking you today..
It is fascinating how myriad pieces come together to make a compelling story through mosaic. The store ‘Tesserae’ in Bangalore is one of few stores in India that specializes in mosaic work.
The store which opened its doors in September 2012 is an initiative by the talented Sarah Kurien, who has nurtured a lifelong passion for the arts. Her endeavors that led to the store's current success include a fascinating course in stained glass making six years back, post which she embarked on the journey to explore other mediums of art and its many facets. During this time, she found her passion in creating beauty using pieces of glass and ceramics, envisioning the bigger picture and became a self taught mosaic artist. Her interest in mosaics eventually led to the opening of the store Tesserae.
Tesserae ~ The quaint and gaily decorated store offers mosaic based home accessories like intricately designed table tops, lampshades, mirrors, trays and garden accessories done in ceramic tile, stained glass and pebbles. Sarah has even added the mosaic twist to unexpected items like chess boards and nameplates. These products are colorful, cheerful additions to the décor of any home. The designs are one-of-a- kind and any accessory can be custom designed to suit one's taste and budget.
Tesserae, undertakes individual custom orders and executes exclusive mosaic projects with architects and interior designers, apart from individuals and business establishments. Sarah mentions that custom work often involves conceptualizing, designing and executing the mosaic work based on a theme. For example: She recently completed a mosaic rendition of Vincent Van Gogh’s ‘Starry Night’.
So come and walk into Tesserae for the perfect answer to your gifting and decorating needs when the norm just won't do.
And if you liked what you see... Go visit them... in Bangalore..
Tesserae, 972H, Ground Floor, 1st A Main Road, S.T. Bed, Near Maharaja Hotel, Koramangala -4th Block, (First left turn before Smart Supermarket) Ph: 9740652337