Public Mosaics by Emile Norman seen at Nob Hill Masonic Center, San Francisco - Masonic Hall Mosaic
Public Mosaics by Emile Norman seen at Nob Hill Masonic Center, San Francisco - Masonic Hall Mosaic
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Masonic Hall Mosaic

This Emile Norman mosaic was created for the Nob Hill Masonic Center, fabricated with an endomosaic process, it incorporates thousands of bits of metal, parchment, felt, linen, silk, natural foliage, thinly sliced vegetable matter, shells and sea life, plus 180 colors of stained glass.

The lower portion of the frieze is made up of actual gravels and soils of the 58 counties of California and the islands of Hawaii. The window depicts the history of the wayfarers and the seafarers that helped found California Freemasonry.