Sunrise over the Ocean

Sunrise over the Ocean

Breakers Isle Handcut Byzantine Glass Pool and Spa. The owner's concept was sunrise and sunset. Sunrise concept.

Sunset on the Ocean

Sunset on the Ocean

Sunset concept for the Breakers Isle Handcut Byzantine Glass Pool and Spa.

Agape Original Pool Artwork

Agape Original Pool Artwork

Original Abstract art color rendering submitted showing the entire pool, including all walls and the step area. The pool central area artwork was based upon the Pleiades Star Cluster.

Agape Original Spa Artwork

Agape Original Spa Artwork

Original Abstract artwork of the spa showing the floor, risers, seat, vertical lean wall and top edge.

Rendering by Stearns Architecture

Rendering by Stearns Architecture

Original artwork by Agape Tile for Breakers Isle swimming pool and spa as rendered by Stearns Architecture, Laguna Beach, CA.

Beginning on the Glass Mosaic Work

Beginning on the Glass Mosaic Work

Initial stage of the handcut smalti artwork for the swimming pool.

Lower Section of East Pool Wall

Lower Section of East Pool Wall

These handcut glass murals took six months to complete. There are over a million individual handcut glass mosaics.

Upper Section of East Pool Wall

Upper Section of East Pool Wall

The high retaining wall of the pool on the home side was created in two huge panels that were placed together during installation.

Swimming Pool Floor Center

Swimming Pool Floor Center

View of the handcut glass swimming pool floor showing the center section based upon the constellation Pleiades Star Cluster.

Swimming Pool Floor Swirl Design

Swimming Pool Floor Swirl Design

Swirl of handcut glass mosaic on one section of the swimming pool floor.

Swimming Pool Floor North End

Swimming Pool Floor North End

Sunrise, or north, end of the swimming pool floor showing the sun at the base of the entry steps into the pool.

Swimming Pool Floor South End

Swimming Pool Floor South End

View of the southern end of the swimming pool showing the handcut glass mosaics on the floor and also the south vertical sunset wall.

Entire Swimming Pool Floor Mosaics

Entire Swimming Pool Floor Mosaics

View of the entire finished swimming pool floor.

Spa Glass Mosaics nearing Completion

Spa Glass Mosaics nearing Completion

View of the spa during creation and placement of the handcut glass mosaic smalti panels.

Closeup of Spa Glass Mosaic Work

Closeup of Spa Glass Mosaic Work

Closeup of the handcut mosaic smalti Abstract artwork during creation.

Closeup of Spa Mosaic Work

Closeup of Spa Mosaic Work

Pool & Spa Site before Installation

Pool & Spa Site before Installation

View of the oceanside jobsite before glass mosaic installation.

Spa before Installation

Spa before Installation

View of the oceanside spa before glass mosaic installation.

Lofting the Pool Floor Glass Mosaics

Lofting the Pool Floor Glass Mosaics

Lofting of the glass mosaics for the swimming pool floor in the garage adjacent to the swimming pool.

Lofting the Spa Glass Mosaics

Lofting the Spa Glass Mosaics

Lofting of the glass mosaics for the spa.

Lofting the Spa Glass Mosaics

Lofting the Spa Glass Mosaics

Further lofting of another area of glass mosaics for the spa.

Swimming Pool Install, East Wall

Swimming Pool Install, East Wall

View of the vertical tall retaining wall on the house side of the swimming pool.

Finished Mosaics, Pool East Wall

Finished Mosaics, Pool East Wall

Finished view of glass mosaics installed on the tall retaining wall of the pool.

Pool South End, Glass Sunset Wall

Pool South End, Glass Sunset Wall

View of the south end of the swimming pool showing the finished glass mosaics on the sunset wall.

Finished South End of Pool

Finished South End of Pool

View of the glass mosaics on the entire finished south end of the swimming pool.

Installing the Glass Mosaics, Steps

Installing the Glass Mosaics, Steps

Beginning installation of the swimming pool entry steps.

North End of Swimming Pool

North End of Swimming Pool

View of the finished glass mosaics on the north end of the swimming pool showing the sunrise.

Finished Pool looking South

Finished Pool looking South

View looking south of the entire finished glass mosaic swimming pool.

Closeup of Sunrise at Pool Entry

Closeup of Sunrise at Pool Entry

Detail view of the sunrise at the base of the pool entry steps.

Finished Swimming Pool

Finished Swimming Pool

Far southern view of the finished glass mosaic pool before sculpture installation.

Finished Swimming Pool

Finished Swimming Pool

Far northern view of the finished glass mosaic pool before sculpture installation.

Spa in readiness for Mosaics

Spa in readiness for Mosaics

Gunite spa before installation of glass mosaics. Please note that the edges have been hand-chiseled for a proper wrap of the mosaics.

Installation of Glass Mosaics, Spa

Installation of Glass Mosaics, Spa

Spa installation begun. East view showing the water channel for the water overflow.

Spa Interior Glass Mosaics

Spa Interior Glass Mosaics

View of the Abstract glass mosaic spa interior.

Spa Interior Glass Mosaics

Spa Interior Glass Mosaics

View of the Abstract glass moaic spa interior. Please mote the mosaic has also been added to the covers.

Finished Glass Mosaic Spa, North

Finished Glass Mosaic Spa, North

South view of the finished handcut glass mosaic oceanside spa. North-facing side.

Finished Glass Mosaic Spa, South

Finished Glass Mosaic Spa, South

North view of the finished handcut glass mosaic oceanside spa. South-facing side.

Finished Spa with Water

Finished Spa with Water

Completed Oceanside Spa

Completed Oceanside Spa

Pool East Wall with Sculptures

Pool East Wall with Sculptures

View of the glass mosaic retaining wall, house side, showing the bronze sculptures by John Soderberg, Camp Verde, AZ.

John Soderberg Sculpture over Pool

John Soderberg Sculpture over Pool

View showing the bronze sculpture by John Soderberg of a pelican and swimming otters in seaweed overhanging the swimming pool.

Finished Swimming Pool

Finished Swimming Pool

Alternate view of the glass mosaic swimming pool with sculptures.

John Soderberg's Mermaid Sculpture

John Soderberg's Mermaid Sculpture

Bronze mermaid scupture by John Soderberg on the terrace over the swimming pool.

Closeup of Bronze Mermaid

Closeup of Bronze Mermaid

John Soderberg's Neptune Sculpture

John Soderberg's Neptune Sculpture

Bronze Neptune scupture by John Soderberg on the terrace over the swimming pool.

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