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Old 09.04.2016, 10:11
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Re: Randfries

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Oh, I see. Thank you Sbrinz! Here in D-CH we call marquetry 'Intarsien' (pl.).
Actually marquetry is "Marketerie" in German. Calling it "Intarsie" is not quite correct, although it is a mistake often made in both languages.

Intarsia (English; "Intarsie" in German) means that pieces of veneer are laid and glued into shallow recesses in the surface of solid wood or another material to form a pattern, whereas marquetry ("Marketerie" in German) forms the pattern by gluing pieces of veneer on the flat surface of solid wood or whatever.
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