This is hand forged blank of Mokume Gane. Premium Serie ''OGATA KORIN''.
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.
Photo is real! Delivery from France.
Dimensions of blanks:
Length: 28 mm. \ 1,1".
Width: 20 - 18 mm. \ 0,7".
Thickness: 8,2 mm. \ 0,3".
Weight of workpiece: +- 40 g. \ 1,4 oz.
Approximately +- 30\40 forged layers. Brass + Copper.
Sanded with 800 grit. Acid etching was done for the development of the drawing.
Mokume-gane, or "wood-eye metal," is a labor intensive an old world Japanese metal smithing technique.
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.
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A beautiful piece of metal! Will soon add it to a special custom knife.