Fresco: a technique of painting on walls while the plaster is still wet, so as to fix the colours
Arabesque:a style of decoration used in the Renaissance period, with interlacing plant forms and geometric shapes that are typical of Islamic art.
Craquelure: the technique of ageing surfaces, using specific products to induce cracking
Intaglio: an ornamental technique that entails carving an image into the surface of a piece of wood, stone, ivory etc. obtaining images in relief or with a hollowed-out effect
Intarsio: the decoration of a wooden surface by the insertion of laminae of different kinds of wood or other materials such as mother of pearl, ivory or metal.
Macramè: typical Ligurian lacework, generally indicative of refined and pretty weaving.
Stucco: a mixture of glue and plaster that is easily moulded and dries quickly.
Trompe l'oeil: a painting technique for covering walls that depicts scenes with such verisimilitude as to appear almost real.