Aphrodite (Venus) Bust

REF. Num: RS 005

Replica bust of Venus de Milo (2nd Century B.C.)

  • H = 50 cm
  • hand made of gypsum plaster
  • hand finished and coloured in white (standard colour)

Price includes finishing in white; any other colour and specific finishing (i.e. faux marble) is charged additionally.


Price: € 190.00


Decoration Guide and Ideas

Faux Finishing and Marbleizing

There are a lot of Faux finishes and techniques since Ancient Greece and Ancient Rome era. Most common are : fresco (mural painting), Venetian plaster (to create smooth glass-like sheen with the illusion of depth and texture; Venetian plaster is one of the most popular and traditional plaster decorations. Venetian plaster techniques include marmorino, scagliola, and sgraffito, Marbleizing or faux marble (to imitate the appearance of polished marble)
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Glass Fibre Reinforced Gypsum (GFRG or GRG)

Glass Fibre Reinforced Gypsum (GFRG or GRG) is a white 'thin cast' alpha gypsum that is used for decorative applications - crown mouldings, panel mouldings, columns, ceiling medallions, corbels, pediments, reliefs, statues, busts and many more. Gypsum is a common natural occurring mineral which is non-toxic. Alpha gypsum is made by processing gypsum stone into a fine powder and is well regarded for its strength and low absorptive levels.
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Greek and Roman Orders in architecture

There are 2 main ancient architecture orders : Greek Order and Roman Order. In Ancient Greek Order there are three styles : Corinthian, Ionic and Doric style. Roman order originates by Ancient Greek Order and consists of Tuskan and Composite order. The Roman adoption of the Greek orders took place in the 1st century BC. The three Ancient Greek orders have since been consistently used in neo-classical European architecture.
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