This is hand forged big blank of Mokume Gane. Premium Serie ‘’Gustav KLIMT’’.
A unique pattern that will certainly add a touch of the old world to your jewelry.
This piece can be purchased as an individual sheet for your own craft.
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Length: 17,3 cm. \ 6,8’.
Width: 5,6 cm. \ 2,2’.
Thickness: 4,5 mm. \ 0,17’.
Weight of workpiece: 382 g. \ 13,5 oz.
Approximately 80 forged layers. Brass + Copper + Stainless Steel.
Mokume-gane, or "wood-eye metal," is a labor intensive an old world Japanese metal smithing technique similar to Damascus steel.
It involves layering different colored metals together then using heat and pressure to cause the metals to fuse together.
Once fused the piece is carved into a topography and flattened to create the beautiful patterns.