v. tDamaskenTo decorate, as iron, steel, etc., with a peculiar marking or “water” produced in the process of manufacture, or with designs produced by inlaying or incrusting with another metal, as silver or gold, or by etching, etc., to damask."Damaskeening is is partly mosaic work, partly engraving, and partly carving."
Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
F. damaschinare,. See Damascene (v.)
Here smouldered gold, here flushed crimson, and here the curved damaskening of his bridle glistened and gleamed.