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!!!

2 thoughts on “Terrazzo”

  1. Oh Sue, you are so sweet! Terrazzo came to mind immediately, when I saw these beads and I do think it is fitting. I am so thrilled you have named them this and I would be very honored and thrilled to receive a pair. If you could contact me at
    rgstarke (at) web.de
    I'll send you my address.
    Thank you so much, you are very generous!

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