Example sentences for: intarsia

How can you use “intarsia” in a sentence? Here are some example sentences to help you improve your vocabulary:

  • Its local craftsmen are famous for their inlaid woodwork called intarsia.

  • Many cities continue to be renowned for products of their traditional crafts: Naples’ costumed hand-crafted figures for its nativity sets, Sorrento’s intarsia (inlaid wood for furniture, frames or music boxes), Volterra’s alabaster, Gubbio’s ceramics, Florence’s leathergoods, Venice’s glassware.

  • The Baroque interior has impressive 16th-century tapestries, inlaid wooden choir stalls, and beautiful intarsia work at the altar rail.

  • Inlaid wood or semi-precious stones (intarsia) is a venerated craft here, perfected in the 16th century.


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