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Gorgeous Mosaic Art For Your Swimming Pool

(4 min read) In our article from last week, we briefly touched on swimming pool mosaic art and why it remains popular — throughout the centuries. Yup, you read that correctly — centuries. The first mosaic was found in a Mesopotamian temple dating back to the 3rd millennium BC. The fact that this piece of intricate art managed to maintain its beauty for so long is an astonishing fact on its own and it speaks of the incredible durability and resilience of the mosaic art.

Pool mosaic artwork of orcas
Mosaic of orcas with shadows. Mosaic by Pool Zoom.

Keeping all of the above in mind, it is no wonder that the later cultures used mosaic artwork to create their swimming pools and hammams. Seashells, ivory, and stones slowly tuned into marble, ceramic, and glass, so today we are witnessing the peak of the mosaic artwork from all standpoints. Designs go from charming arabesque patterns to mind-bogglingly realistic cartoonish motifs, and materials are so various that you are often unable to determine what type of tile you are looking at. From vitreous metallic and Van Gogh glass mosaic to dark-hued anti-slip tiles, swimming pool mosaic artwork has evolved magnificently, but managed to remain the same at its core.

Swordfish pool mosaic artwork
Swordfish pool mosaic Art. Mosaic by Ceramic Mosaic Art.

When it comes to materials for mosaic swimming pool artwork ceramic/porcelain and glass tiles are most frequently used. Both have their advantages, but ultimately you will choose your preference based on the effect you are trying to achieve with your pool.

Beautiful pool mosaic star fish design
Gorgeous sea star mosaic.

Ceramic tiles are covered with a high-quality layer of efficient glaze, which makes them alkali and acid-resistant. That means that you don’t have to be afraid that the color of your marvelous design will fade or get stained. Ceramic also goes through high-temperature firing, which gives it a vitrified finish, making the tiles virtually unbreakable.

Gorgeous floral mosaic artwork and design
Stunning floral mosaic design.

Glass mosaic tiles come in a huge variety of colors, so you will have endless choices when opting for your mosaic artwork design and its intricacy. Glass tiles will also allow you to have unlimited choices when it comes to the tile chip size, so creating a vivid pattern is effortless. Furthermore, glass tiles swimming pool mosaic artwork is always even and smooth, which makes the cleaning swift and easy.

Simple and gorgeous flower mosaic details.
Simple but effective flower mosaic detail.

Stunning swimming pool mosaic patterns
Gorgeous swimming pool mosaic pattern.

When it comes to themes, you can really let your imagination run free because whatever you go for, you can be 100% sure that whatever you choose your pool will end up looking unique and amazing. That’s the biggest advantage of the mosaic pools. They are never just swimming pools, they are pieces of art. So whether you go for a bright-colored coral reef motif on the sides or a family of loggerhead turtles swimming across your pool, you won’t do wrong.

Intricate sea-life mosaic artwork
Intricate sea-life ceramic mosaic. Mosaic by Ceramic Mosaic Art.

If your budget is tight and you would just like to efficiently embellish your swimming pool, you can always go for one of the many types of mosaic borders, or tiny, but authentic mosaic pattern. The effect will be as equally as impressive and you will save some cash in the process.

Beautiful and simple mosaic borders that elevate the swimming pool.
Beautiful mosaic borders will make any swimming pool special. Mosaic by Piscina Liner.

Sea turtle mosaic artwork for swimming pools
Turtle mosaic art. Mosaic by Ceramic Mosaic Art.

So let us sum that up: eternal, low-maintenance, and stunningly beautiful. Deciding on how to upgrade your swimming pool has never been easier, swimming pool mosaic artwork is the way to go.

Stunning glass mosaic artwork of a mermaid for swimming pool.
Dreamy glass tile mosaic.


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63 Comments

  1. Shelby Trent
    July 1, 2020 at 12:30 pm — Reply

    This is so pretty! I would love to have some mosaics in a pool. Looks very tropical.

  2. Eloise
    July 1, 2020 at 12:45 pm — Reply

    Those are amazing mosaic pieces. I really like the floral one in the smaller pool. Now I want a pool even MORE! Truly stunning!

  3. Mubin Ansari
    July 1, 2020 at 2:35 pm — Reply

    Wow !! Looks so amazing,
    I am wondering how they are fixed ,I believe you are using epoxy system !

  4. Sarah Flanagan
    July 1, 2020 at 2:54 pm — Reply

    My favorite one is the orca! I want to swim with them so badly!

  5. melissa
    July 1, 2020 at 5:06 pm — Reply

    Those are all gorgeous. I had a swimming pool growing up but nothing this fancy.

  6. Stephanie Jeannot
    July 1, 2020 at 5:37 pm — Reply

    love the horse fish design. I also appreciated the flower. I probably would do floral because I am such a nature person and it would definitely fit my personality. This is such a cool idea.

  7. Nadine
    July 1, 2020 at 6:55 pm — Reply

    I love Mosaic art in pools. It is one of my favorite things in hotels and places. I believe in some hotels they are totally neglecting this beautiful art and how it transforms the place.

  8. Amber Myers
    July 1, 2020 at 7:05 pm — Reply

    Love all of these. If I ever get rich, I am building a pool with a mosaic.

  9. ashley
    July 1, 2020 at 9:39 pm — Reply

    These mosaics are absolutely beautiful!!

  10. Flossie McCowald
    July 1, 2020 at 10:24 pm — Reply

    The mosaics are incredible, but so are the pools they adorn! The pool-bottom ones remind me of some I saw at the bottom of pools in Mexico once…

  11. Heather
    July 1, 2020 at 10:44 pm — Reply

    I love these mosaics! My favorite is the one with the whales. They look so realistic.

  12. Claire
    July 2, 2020 at 2:49 am — Reply

    Oh wow, these are all beautiful. I would love to go for a swim in one of these right now 🙂

  13. Cristina Petrini
    July 2, 2020 at 4:00 am — Reply

    Swimming pools are my passion and it is useless to deny that the more they are in this genre and the mosaic is used and the more beautiful they are! u.u ^_^

  14. brandy toenges
    July 2, 2020 at 9:24 am — Reply

    i LOVE mosaic art so dang much! Thanks for sharing this with the world to increase awareness of the art!

  15. Angel
    July 2, 2020 at 9:45 am — Reply

    These pictures are so lovely. I love art and never thought too much about designs surrounding pools. I will definitely start noticing more now.

  16. Catherine
    July 2, 2020 at 10:01 am — Reply

    It’s just so stunning! I love the floral design!

  17. Monidipa
    July 2, 2020 at 10:17 am — Reply

    I saw the previous pictures too and they were beautiful too. I love these mosiac designs too.

  18. Melanie williams
    July 2, 2020 at 10:36 am — Reply

    Wow these all look amazing. I am actually missing my swimming so much as the moment for sure x

  19. Krista
    July 2, 2020 at 10:46 am — Reply

    Wow these designs are all stunning. I’ve never come across anything like them before in a swimming pool.

  20. Elizabeth O
    July 2, 2020 at 11:31 am — Reply

    The shapes of the pools are just as interesting as the mosaics. I’ll take any of them.

  21. Cindy Batchelor
    July 2, 2020 at 12:10 pm — Reply

    Ooh these are gorgeous tile designs! Now I just need the pool! Hope you’re staying safe and healthy during these crazy times! xoxo

  22. MELANIE EDJOURIAN
    July 2, 2020 at 12:29 pm — Reply

    The mosaic designs are lovely. They really do make the pools look amazing! I’ve seen a few myself on my travels.

  23. Tara Pittman
    July 2, 2020 at 1:01 pm — Reply

    I would love these pools in my yard. They are so beautiful.

  24. Esterella
    July 2, 2020 at 1:33 pm — Reply

    Wow, these mosaics are all stunning. I especially like the flower one. I don’t tend to read posts like this one, but it was nice to read something a little different.

  25. Kathy Kenny Ngo
    July 2, 2020 at 2:29 pm — Reply

    Every single one is too pretty. I would love to have one when I have a pool.

  26. Melissa Cushing
    July 2, 2020 at 2:44 pm — Reply

    I am loving all of these gorgeous pools! If I had pools like this I would for sure add some mosaic designs to it as it makes it super special.

  27. joanna
    July 2, 2020 at 4:23 pm — Reply

    I have always liked swimming pools that have a mosaic at the bottom. The dolphins one is a classic but it looks so pretty.

  28. Marie Phillips
    July 2, 2020 at 4:33 pm — Reply

    These are all so beautiful. I had a pool in my previous home, but it was not nearly as nice as these.

  29. Di
    July 2, 2020 at 5:10 pm — Reply

    Oh my gosh these are beautiful swimming pool mosaics! I particularly love the ones with the nature, turtles especially! Stunning!

  30. Ramil Hinolan
    July 2, 2020 at 6:20 pm — Reply

    I like the Swordfish and turle pool mosaic. They are so real and very minimalist. It is not so heavy on the eyes.

  31. Amanda
    July 2, 2020 at 6:55 pm — Reply

    Wow! I love these beautiful works of art! My favorite would have to be the sea stars! So tropical!

  32. Margaret
    July 2, 2020 at 11:28 pm — Reply

    These are so gorgeous. I love the one with the orcas and the turtles. Oh my gosh, just gorgeous! Wish I had one of those pools too. LOL. Really gorgeous mosaic art!

  33. Lovely
    July 2, 2020 at 11:56 pm — Reply

    What a gorgeous mosaic art! The photos are wonderful

    xoxo
    Lovely

  34. Sam
    July 3, 2020 at 12:46 am — Reply

    Oh WOW…these are just absolutely beautiful! Such talent…

  35. Kristine Nicole Alessandra
    July 3, 2020 at 2:26 am — Reply

    Wow. I did not know you can do that in swimming pools. How awesome! My favorite is the one with the orcas. It looks so realistic!

  36. Papa Jack
    July 3, 2020 at 3:09 am — Reply

    This art is awesome. The mosaic design transform the swimming pool into 3D imagery.

  37. Sel
    July 3, 2020 at 4:05 am — Reply

    These look absolutely gorgeous! Glad you shared this with us, thank you!

  38. Lyosha
    July 3, 2020 at 4:54 am — Reply

    looks beautiful! I would totally want mosaics for my pool if I had one

  39. Sundeep
    July 3, 2020 at 6:07 am — Reply

    I really love the art. These are some amazing mosaic art for swimming pools and I love the Turtle mosaic art by Ceramic Mosaic Art.

  40. Kristyn
    July 3, 2020 at 1:17 pm — Reply

    Does it take a great deal of time to design and install these?

  41. E.I.
    July 3, 2020 at 1:20 pm — Reply

    Oh wow these mosaic designs looks so amazing and stunning..loved every of them especially that Dreamy glass tile mosaic..that really looks more attractive….

  42. W.
    July 3, 2020 at 1:58 pm — Reply

    These all designs looks so perfect and very interesting especially i loved that Dreamy glass tile mosaic…that looks so gorgeous…Thanks for sharing indeed…

  43. norma
    July 3, 2020 at 3:09 pm — Reply

    Mosaic art is super beautiful and would look nice wherever placed. Loved the blog.

  44. Kristyn
    July 3, 2020 at 3:33 pm — Reply

    Also, those dolphins look like they are really in the water! Amazing!

  45. pranita deshpande
    July 3, 2020 at 3:42 pm — Reply

    Speechless, no word to write now.Thanks for sharing.

  46. Latte Lindsay
    July 3, 2020 at 4:24 pm — Reply

    I would love a pool but I think it’s a bit cold for an outdoor pool in Ireland 🙂

  47. Sue-Tanya Mchorgh
    July 3, 2020 at 6:25 pm — Reply

    I love mosaic arts in swimming pools. I think it gives it a unique look. I love the swimming pool with the dolphin in it.

  48. Jackline A
    July 3, 2020 at 7:10 pm — Reply

    Wow those mosiacs are gorgeous especially the dolphins. Thanks for sharing.

  49. Alexis
    July 3, 2020 at 9:30 pm — Reply

    These are gorgeous designs, I’d love to have any of them in our pool.

  50. Dan "Jay" Reyes
    July 3, 2020 at 11:04 pm — Reply

    These mosaic arts for swimming pool are so cool-looking. Thank you for sharing these beautiful designs 🙂

  51. Sushmita
    July 4, 2020 at 12:30 am — Reply

    Each one of the mosaics is so, so refreshing and gorgeous! Loved them!

  52. MK
    July 4, 2020 at 1:54 am — Reply

    Your mosaic art are always amazing and breath taking.
    I’ll definitely be coming to this website when I need some mosaic inspiration.

  53. Agnes
    July 4, 2020 at 2:42 am — Reply

    The mosaic arts adds character to the pool! I love the starfish design!

  54. Kimberly Caines
    July 4, 2020 at 2:58 am — Reply

    These are so cool mosaic art. I really love the dolphin on my son’s pool.

  55. Jon
    July 4, 2020 at 7:38 am — Reply

    Wonderful mosaics! My favorite is the orcas. They seem realistic with the shadow.

  56. sami
    July 4, 2020 at 7:44 am — Reply

    Looks really beautiful! I love the designs on the bottom of the pool!

  57. Chantal
    July 4, 2020 at 9:36 am — Reply

    Those prints look amazing. My friend just redesigned her pool and it looked similar to the first picture. I love beauty prints that comes to together well. Amazing post!!!!🤗

  58. Aditi
    July 4, 2020 at 12:18 pm — Reply

    These all designs look so pretty but somehow the swordfish and the turtle one stands out the most for me. They look so realistic.

  59. Rebecca
    July 5, 2020 at 11:08 am — Reply

    I love these photos, must be great to swim here.

  60. Elizabeth O
    July 6, 2020 at 1:43 am — Reply

    I love all of these mosaic arts for pools. especially, this Intricate sea-life ceramic mosaic.

  61. WH
    July 6, 2020 at 8:28 am — Reply

    The pools make it more attractive with its mosaic design!

  62. Sophia
    July 6, 2020 at 7:05 pm — Reply

    These are so pretty! I would love to do this if I had a pool. Really unique and beautiful.

  63. Marysa
    July 30, 2020 at 7:26 pm — Reply

    These pools are all so gorgeous! It really takes it to another level to incorporate these beautiful designs.

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