Since the 3rd millennium BC, mosaics have played a part in decorative art; most famously in the patterns and pictures in Ancient Rome and Ancient Greece.
But not to be left in past, mosaics have been used to turn outdoor staircases into wonderful works of colourful art in cities around the world.
Journey around the world with us…
The 16th Avenue, San Francisco: Credit: Flickr / Momo Liew
San Francisco, USA: Credit: Flickr / Starrgalla
White Rock Beach, British Columbia: Credit: Flickr / travelinfool55
Patzer College: Credit: Flickr / gracegrowing
Helsinki Cathedral, Finland: Credit: Flickr / Eija
Rio de Janerio, Brazil: Credit Flickr / Helenad
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