I have a few jewelry boxes that are the Indian inlay. Look just like this and its why I love them, maybe could try it on the coffee table.Stencil an intricate inlay design on your table tops with CEStencils' Indian Inlay pattern
Idea for round wood table: Reverse Stencil. Floral patterns were blocked out over the original wood finish while the whole table was painted white. The results are earthy-looking flowers on a crisp white palette.