Inserts are painted, letting the clear coat dry for a day or two before reassembly.
I went with a satin black, metallic blue, and original chrome color scheme, don't think I've seen it done this way before. I love them so far, can't wait to see how they look on the car! I'll take some higher-than-camera-phone-quality pics when that happens, these pictures really don't do them justice.
Mine: 2008 Saab 9-3 Aero SportCombi XWD: 82k, Black, MANUAL
Gone: 2002 SVT, #1654
Hers: 2010 Focus SES: 70k, Ebony, Auto, Moon and Tune