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Ottoman Turkish Mosaic Lamp Workshop


Turkish Mosaic  Lamp Workshop Available Everyday by Appointment.
Workshop Available Everyday 14:00 by Appointment.
Please Contact for reservation : +905442201022 ( Call or Whatsapp )


Ottoman Turkish Mosaic Lamp Workshop

Duration: 1,5 hours
Location: Sultanahmet / ISTANBUL
Lesson Teachings: available in English, French, Russian, Turkish

Overview :

Make Your Own Mosaic Lamp. Mosaic Art Workshops where you can create your own lamp.

Turkish mosaic workshops are establishments where traditional mosaic art, also known as Turkish mosaic, is practiced and taught. These workshops are typically found in cities with a rich cultural heritage such as Istanbul, Ankara, and Gaziantep. Turkish mosaic art has a long history, dating back to the Byzantine era, and it involves creating intricate designs using small, colored glass or ceramic pieces called tesserae.

In a Turkish mosaic workshop, students can learn various techniques for creating mosaics, including traditional methods that have been passed down through generations. These techniques may include cutting and arranging tesserae, applying adhesive, and grouting to create a finished piece.

The workshops often offer classes for people of all skill levels, from beginners to experienced artists. Participants can learn the fundamentals of mosaic art, including design principles, color theory, and technical skills. They may also have the opportunity to create their own mosaic pieces under the guidance of skilled instructors.

Turkish mosaic workshops play an essential role in preserving and promoting the country’s cultural heritage. They provide a space for both locals and tourists to learn about traditional art forms and engage in creative expression. Additionally, these workshops contribute to the economy by attracting visitors interested in experiencing Turkish culture firsthand and purchasing locally-made artwork.

Overall, Turkish mosaic workshops serve as hubs of creativity, education, and cultural exchange, keeping alive a centuries-old tradition while also inspiring contemporary artistic endeavors.

Whether you’re a beginner or a experienced artist, Our Art Studio has something to offer for everyone who seeks to learn and master the craft of Turkish mosaic making. The studio provides a welcoming and supportive learning environment where you can unleash your creativity and explore the endless possibilities of mosaic art. From creating intricate geometric patterns to combining various colors and textures, the studio’s workshops will help you develop the skills and techniques needed to create stunning and timeless mosaic pieces.

In addition to its traditional handicraft workshops, Our Art Studio also offers customized workshops and private classes that cater to your individual needs and preferences. These workshops are perfect for special occasions, team building events, or simply for those looking for a unique and personalized learning experience.

In Les Arts Turcs Art Studio, you’ll discover a world of creativity, passion, and innovation. Join us today and experience the joy of creating beautiful mosaic art pieces that will last a lifetime.

What is Included :

* Professional English Speaking Turkish Artists with more than 20 years art experience.
* All Materials for the workshop.
* Mosaic stones and glass beads. Glass globe, lamp body, and lid. LED bulb, glue, and gloves.
* In the end of the workshop you will have a finished lamp to take home.
* Workshop Area, Aprons & Gloves
* US or Eu Adapter available.

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ottoman turkish mosaic lamp workshop sultanahmet istanbul

Have a chance to experience the Turkish mosaic lamp in a relaxing environment with Les Arts Turcs.
Free yourself from your daily stress when enjoying the delicious Turkish tea with Turkish music.
Unleash your imagination and creativity to design your own Turkish mosaic lamps.
A good place to group events, birthday parties, commemorative or family activities for all of you.

Here is our adres :

Google Maps :

Bazaar Turkey – Les Arts Turcs

Alemdar Mh. Incili Cavus Sk.
No: 19 Floor : 3 (Behind The Underground Cistern) Sultanahmet 34110
Istanbul, Turkey

Contact = +905442201022 ( Mr. Alp )

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Making a Turkish mosaic lamp is a detailed process that requires patience, creativity, and skill. Here are the general steps involved in making a Turkish mosaic lamp:

  1. Gather Materials: You’ll need a variety of materials including a glass or ceramic lampshade, glass or ceramic tesserae (small pieces used to create the mosaic design), adhesive (such as silicone or tile adhesive), grout, lamp hardware, and tools like glass cutters and grout spreaders.
  2. Design the Pattern: Decide on a design for your mosaic lamp. Traditional Turkish designs often feature geometric patterns, floral motifs, or abstract shapes. Sketch out your design on paper before transferring it onto the lampshade.
  3. Prepare the Lampshade: Clean the lampshade thoroughly to ensure that the adhesive will adhere properly. If the lampshade has any rough edges or imperfections, sand them down to create a smooth surface for the mosaic.
  4. Cut Tesserae: Use glass cutters or tile nippers to cut the tesserae into small pieces according to your design. You may need to use a variety of colors and sizes to achieve the desired effect.
  5. Apply Adhesive: Working in small sections, apply adhesive to the lampshade using a small brush or spatula. Be sure to follow the manufacturer’s instructions for the specific type of adhesive you are using.
  6. Place Tesserae: Carefully place the tesserae onto the lampshade, following your design. Press each piece firmly into the adhesive to ensure a secure bond. Leave small gaps between the tesserae to allow room for grout.
  7. Grout the Mosaic: Once the adhesive has dried completely, typically after 24-48 hours, it’s time to grout the mosaic. Mix the grout according to the manufacturer’s instructions and spread it evenly over the surface of the mosaic, making sure to fill in all the gaps between the tesserae.
  8. Clean the Surface: Use a damp sponge or cloth to wipe away any excess grout from the surface of the tesserae. Be careful not to disturb the grout lines as you clean.
  9. Finishing Touches: Allow the grout to dry completely, usually for 24-48 hours. Once dry, polish the surface of the mosaic with a soft cloth to remove any haze or residue. Install the lamp hardware according to the manufacturer’s instructions.
  10. Enjoy Your Lamp: Your Turkish mosaic lamp is now complete! Place it in a prominent location where it can be admired and enjoyed.

Creating a Turkish mosaic lamp is a labor-intensive process, but the end result is a beautiful and unique piece of art that will add warmth and character to any space.

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