Experimental aluminium Mokume Gane sample. Mokume

Made:
1998

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Experimental aluminium Mokume Gane sample. Mokume Gane was developed 300 years ago and the term comes from traditional sword-making techniques and refers to the patterns forged into the sword blades.The technique is difficult and laborious and as a result examples are relatively rare. The technique is such that each piece is unique. This example was made by Ian Ferguson in 1998.

Details

Category:
Metallurgy
Object Number:
2001-93
type:
aluminium mokume sample 338
credit:
Ferguson, Dr. Ian