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- n. Plural form of tilemaker.
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The shah had great admiration for architects, engineers, calligraphers, tilemakers and other craftspeople, and used the best minds of his court to create the Image of the World (the great square of Isfahan), which was a source of astonishment to foreign visitors and still attracts countless tourists.
These are produced in 3 stages: first making a concrete "mother mould" from which several concrete "mother moulds" are formed and sold to local tilemakers, who make the actual concrete moulds themselves.
The Moors were the best tilemakers that ever lived, and gave that art to
'grandmother mould', from which several concrete 'mother moulds' are formed and sold to local tilemakers, who make the actual concrete moulds themselves.