The manufacture, modelling and painting of faience objects, and the making of inlays in many materials were also familiar to Aegean craftsmen, who show in all their best work a strong sense of natural form and an appreciation of ideal balance and decorative effect, such as are seen in the best products of later Hellenic art.
The inlays in glass may have been intended to imitate ' richer ' materials in this case blue lapis lazuli and red jasper.
Decoration Decoration includes veneering, carving and the use of moldings and inlays.
Many have delicate hand painted floral designs or exquisite wooden inlays.
Flooring materials tend to be tiles made from ceramics or terracotta, wide wooden planks, travertine, terrazzo, or marble with decorative inlays.