cut brick

cut brick

A roughly shaped brick, cut and trimmed with a bolster.
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Although this might reinforce a sense of the universality of geometry, cultural particularity is abundantly apparent, both in terms of regional traditions in the use of materials and in stylistic preferences--for example, the predominance of local red sandstone or white marble in monuments of northern India, cut brick and glazed blue tiles in Iran, the juxtaposition of colorful stone blocks in Egypt and Syria, and a preference for primary tones of red, yellow, and blue in Spain, while each of these regions also maintains formally distinct traditions in its use of geometric patterns.
The most important feature of the monument is its Mehrab on its western wall as its border and inside portions bear Qur'anic verses in Kufic inscriptions worked in cut brick technique besides floral and geometrical designs in cut brick work.
The renowned selection of wire cut brick types have been a firm favourite with builders' merchants for more than 15 years.
He used reclaimed local materials, red wire cut bricks typical of the area, along with bricks from Horden Colliery and East Hetton Colliery.
He used reclaimed local materials, red wire cut bricks typical of the area, along with bricks from Howdon Colliery in North Tyneside and East Hetton Colliery near Sunderland.
Various tools are used to spread mortar and cut bricks to the required shape, and on larger sites labourers supply the bricklayers with a steady stream of bricks and mortar to keep them busy.
Lower value bricks like extruded wire cut bricks have been in particular demand as house builders use up their stocks.
It's easy to install--you have to cut bricks only at the beginning and end of the walk.
We also saved around 25,000 clay cut bricks which will be used in the rebuilding work for maximum authenticity.