Decoration and artwork > Pargetting

PargettingStone and Marble FinishesSgraffitoTrue Fresco

Embossed figures or geometric patterns can be applied to a top coat, casting rich shadows.

Pargetting was once prevalent all over Great Britain, and the tradition is still robust in East Anglia.

Interior or exterior walls or the individual panels of timber-framed houses make fine canvasses for all kinds of fantastical figures or simple details.