On the pink cotton inside lay a clasp of black onyx, on which was inlaid a curious symbol or letter in gold.
They surround an inlaid coffee table of Bunyanesque proportions.
inlay in·lay (ĭn'lā', ĭn-lā')
A solid filling, as of gold or porcelain, fitted to a cavity in a tooth and cemented into place.
A graft of bone, skin, or other tissue.
An orthomechanical device inserted into a shoe.