damascene, v., n., & adj.
--v.tr. decorate (metal, esp. iron or steel) by etching or inlaying esp. with gold or silver, or with a watered pattern produced in welding.
--n. a design or article produced in this way.
--adj. of, relating to, or produced by this process.
Damascene of Damascus, f. L Damascenus f. Gk Damaskenos
be variegated, variegate, stripe, streak, checker, chequer, bespeckle, speckle, besprinkle, sprinkle, stipple, maculate, dot, bespot, tattoo, inlay, damascene
, embroider, braid, quilt.