Pebble Mosaics are garden art that like shell mosaics, celebrate natural materials that may be locally available. I love the idea making a garden ‘carpet’ from time collected stones. This one was made by Jeffery Bale for this article in Fine Gardening.
He also made this terrific path
Maggy Howarth is considered the modern day master of this art form and you can learn some of her techniques from one of her books (The Complete Pebble Mosaic Handbook
and The Art of Pebble Mosaics) or she also is offering workshops and DVD’s at her website.
Here in New England, Pietre Dure Design creates beautiful pieces for the garden. Deb Aldo is one of few people locally who trained under Maggy Howarth. Here are a few of her beautiful pieces to further inspire you.