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The Mausoleum of Galla Placidia is a Roman building in Ravenna, Italy. It was listed with seven other structures in Ravenna in the World Heritage List in 1996 [1]. The UNESCO experts describe it as "the earliest and best preserved of all mosaic monuments, and at the same time one of the most artistically perfect"

The Mausoleum of Galla Placidia is a Roman building in Ravenna, Italy. It was listed with seven other structures in Ravenna in the World Heritage List in 1996 [1]. The UNESCO experts describe it as "the earliest and best preserved of all mosaic monuments, and at the same time one of the most artistically perfect"

Ravenna & its Early Christian Monuments (UNESCO, 1000 Places) - Ravenna, Ravenna, Emilia-Romagna, Italy

custom mosaic initials -- great for medallions or tabletop with design around it

Roman Amphitheatre, Bosra, Syria. Bosra, a UNESCO World Heritage Site, once the capital of the Roman province of Arabia, was an important stopover on the ancient caravan route to Mecca, a 2nd-century Roman theatre, early Christian ruins and several mosques are found within its walls, and all around local people have used for centuries parts of the ruins to build their own houses

Basilica of San Vitale, Ravenna, Italy : one of the places we saw on our honeymoon but it was in early January and freezing!! still beautiful if I remember it clearly enough thru the shivers.

Sant' Apollinare Nuovo, Ravenna, Italy

Out of the Blue. Love the circle tiles on the left hand flame. I think I would have repeated that pattern

Mosaic of Róth Miksa by stiglice - Judit, via Flickr

Detail of mosaic, Herculaneum...I love how slight color shade changes this looks like the wall is rippled.