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A kind of steel used in swordmaking from about 300 BC to 1700 AD, characterized by distinctive patterns of banding and mottling reminiscent of flowing water.
Jewelry designers create Damascus steel rings based on a centuries old sword-making process that results in many artistic designs.
Jewelry designers create Damascus steel rings by blending multiple layers of steel into one billet (block) of metal and then forging patterns into metal.
The Damascus steel process is similar to the Japanese mokume-gane ring technique, which is based on Japanese sword-making.
Many couples will also enjoy the symbolism of the Damascus steel origins because of the strength and artistry of sword blades.
He carries mostly mokume-gane rings but he incorporates Damascus steel into the mokume designs.
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