I have done hundreds of inlays into box lids. Mostly in cedar but some oak and maple also. I would inlay this image using the double bevel inlay method, and when the outline of the image is cut out, I use a scroll saw with the blade set at 90° to cut/draw the interior lines. The beads will be hard to cut this way so on details like that I carve them with carving tools, like a "V" tool. After all this is done and glued into the lid I make a paste of sanding powder and white glue and using a credit card as a squeegee fill in all the cuts to make these details show up. Before learning to do inlay I would decoupage images onto wood with images I printed on tissue paper. I will try to attach images of one decoupage and one inlay that I have done in the past.
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