Third generation mosaic artist keeps traditional craft alive
by Jocelyn Chau
3 January 2022
In Madaba, also known as the “City of Mosaics”, a third generation member of an artisan family that has been making mosaics professionally for decades, found his calling in preserving the traditional craft. Mike Coper, born and raised in Jordan and originally from a Christian bedouin family from the mountains of the Sinai Peninsula in Egypt, is a professional mosaic artist whose family owns several mosaic shops in Madaba.