Aqua Dynamics Ltd Employs a 16th Century Technique with 20th Century Technology.
is a term for the
technique of using cut and fitted, highly polished coloured stone to create images and geometric patterns.
It is considered a
The stonework, after the work is assembled loosely, is glued stone-by-stone to a substrate after having previously been "sliced and cut in different shape sections; and then assembled together so precisely that the contact between each section is practically invisible". Many different coloured stones, particularly
, were used, along with
, and even
. It first appeared in
in the 16th century.
Aqua Dynamics Ltd are capable of producing the same results with the Water Jet cutting process. Water Jet technology can now allow us to produce these incredibly detailed designs with high tolerance's in a fraction of the time and a fraction of the cost. The images below of a Border Pattern and Central Medallion that we recently designed and cut before bonding together and surface polishing display the incredible detail and high tolerances that can be achieved when cutting Natural Stone.
Get in contact to discuss your requirements or interest for Natural Stone Inlay and we will be happy to guide you through the process of design, manufacture & installation.