From the Merriam-Webster Dictionary
- Main Entry: ter·raz·zo
- Pronunciation: tə-ˈra-(ˌ)zō, –ˈrät-(ˌ)sō
- Function: noun
- Etymology: Italian, literally, terrace, perhaps from Old Occitan terrassa
- Date: 1895
- : a mosaic flooring consisting of small pieces of marble or granite set in mortar and given a high polish
Renate suggested the name for these beads – it is so fitting. Thanks so much Renate. I’d love to send you a pair if you send me your address!!!