Decorative inlay is a technique whereby different materials, often contrasting are set into depressions in the substrate of the field material and then often ground flat.
The technique of inlay has been applied to wood (known often as marquetry), stone and marble (known often and Pietre Dure or Opus Sectile) and to Metal.
De Ferranti can inlay into most substrates, and is able to combine mother of pearl, bone and horn, metal, wood, glass, marble, stone and semi-precious and precious materials.
Some of the items in this category have categories of their own as they are more specific, for example the craft of Pietre Dure. This section tends to focus on more updated methods of these old techniques.
Fashioned from Copper, Brass and German Silver carefully inlaid into Sandstone more..
This elegant hexagonal tile, a two motif fleur de lys repeating module, will add sophistication to your interior flooring. Black Marble inlaid into 'old white' marble more..
This elegant hexagonal tile, a two motif fleur de lys repeating module, will add sophistication to your interior flooring. Burnt Umber inlaid into Yellow Sandstone more..
Created from handcut blue glazed tiles and inlaid into black polished limestone more..
Created from sand casted brass, then bronzed, and inlaid into black polished limestone more..
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