Stone mosaic by Sergey Karlov Sergey Karlov was born June 6, 1959 in the Siberian village of Beryozovka, Krasnoyarsk region. In early childhood, the family moved to the Republic of Khakassia. In 1979 he entered the School of Applied Arts, studied artistic stone processing. After graduation, in 1983, worked as an artist and designer in the shop “Consumer goods”. While working he became interested in Florentine mosaic, to which he devoted the next fifteen years.