24 Bone Inlay Home Accessories from Katie Anderson of Modern Eve

Although practiced for centuries by artisans in Asia, bone inlay is an art form that’s increasingly catching the attention of American interior designers and home decorators. What I love about this trend: it adds a luxurious touch to your room while looking natural. Check out my favorite picks right now:


Want to try this trend without spending much? Pick up a picture frame (or two); mix and match prints to create a fun collection:

IMAX Bella White Bone Inlay Photo Frames at Lamps Plus, $80

Nate Berkus Faux Bone Lattice Inlay Frame from Target, $13

Shiraleah Round Grey Ikat Hand Painted Picture Frame at Heaven’s Gate Home & Garden, $35

Arabesque Tile Frame from Pier 1 Imports, $20

Handcrafted Bone Vintage Harlequin Photo Frame at Overstock.com, $33

IMAX Lizzie Bone Frames at Bellacor, $68 for two


Another low-cost, low-commitment way to get in on this trend? One of these simple decorative boxes!

Blue Bone Inlay Box from Jaypore, $110

Lanta Bone Inlay Boxes at Hayneedle, $140 for a set of three

Bone, Horn and Mother of Pearl Inlay Box at Nest Emporium, $30

Black & White Bone Boxes from Pottery Barn, $29-39

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Up for a splurge? Pick up one of these beautiful pieces:

Moorish Chest
from Wisteria, $2,999

Bone Inlay Accent Chair at Rugs USA, $435

Jamie Young Mughal Bone Side Table at 55 Downing Street, $1,174

Made Goods Lola Drum Stool at Clayton Gray Home, $1,040


My absolute favorite way to incorporate this trend into the home is with a bone inlay wall mirror; I plan to have one in my daughter’s nursery!

Bone Inlay Scalloped Mirror at Ruby Star Traders, $1,320

Jamie Young Mughal Bone Rectangle Mirror at Zinc Door, $863

Maya Inlay Mirror from Serena & Lily, $545


Dress up your bedside tables with a pair of lamps:

Harper Bone Table Lamp from Ballard Designs, $219

Wilton Table Lamp from Jayson Home, $650


A few little touches can go a long way, from a door knob to a wall hook:

Bojay Ltd Bone Inlay Vanity Accessories at Horchow, $126-405 on sale

Black and White Square Knob from Furbish, $12

Diamond Dot Bone Inlay Coasters from Feather & Buzz, $35 for a set of six

Inlaid Bone Flower Tray from Wisteria, $199

B&W Wall Hook from Anthropologie, $18

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