Welcome to creationgems.com We offer an enchanting collection of architectural products using gemstones and mineral specimens. We specialize in gem overlay, inlay and gem epoxy tiles.
Inlay is the art of creating designs by making depression on a surface mostly of wood or stone and filling it with other pieces of materials like stone, wood, metal, MOP etc. Inlay includes the art of pietre dure, which means literally "Hard stones". Basically this is marquetry in stone. This is also called 'Parchin kari in South Asia, is an art-historical term for the technique of using cut and fitted, highly-polished colored stones to create what images in stone. It is considered a decorative art, which takes considerable time to master.
Inlay work in done in all shapes and sizes. Here is a photo from the workshop. Click on the photos to enlarge them.
Inlay can be done to make different things. Here is an example of a table top. And also drawers for furniture. Click on the photos to enlarge them.
We specialize in high quality inlay craftsmanship. Following are some examples of inlay work. Click on the photos to enlarge them.