Tuesday, May 17, 2016

Damascus Steel

The ancient metallurgic art of hammering two different metals to a point of molecular alignment that creates remarkable strength and beauty is the metaphor for this examination of the communication between lovers to form a strong union.

The process created an intricate texture that became known as Damask.

Here is a film about Samurai Swordmaking, though not specifically Damascus Steel it illustrates the complexity and craft involved

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