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Heat-Induced Colours on Metals

One of the most magical things about metals in general is their ability to transmit a wide range of colours under different conditions.  The most brilliant and enduring pigments of the pre-industrial painters’… Continue reading

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Forge-Welding Damascus Steel

For a long time I have been intrigued by the exquisite marbled patterning on the blades of antique swords and daggers, and wondered how this was achieved. Surfing online to see what I… Continue reading

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