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This beautiful Mokume Gane is forged from copper/nickel and patterned into this beautiful bar! 

All billets come annealed and FREE of scale. Clean and ready to use in your next project!


Perfect for guards, bolsters, handle scales, spacers, jewelry, and many other things!!


Beautiful colors can be achieved in this material by many methods! Etching, blueing, heat. Options are limitless. (Pieces photographed were polished and colored with a heat torch)




What is Mokume Gane?

Mokume gane (mow-koo-may gone-ay) is a laminated metal, made out of non-ferrous (no iron) metal.  It is believed to have been first created about 300 years ago in Japan.  At this time, Japanese sword making was the highest art form in the country, and mokume-gane was developed to decorate the hilt of the sword.


True mokume gane is laminated together through the process of high heat and high pressure, where the layers are fused together. To start, sheets of precious metal in different colors are stacked together, like a stack of paper, in an extremely clean and laboratory like environment.

Then, the "billet" is placed, under extreme compression, in a kiln, in near-melt temperatures. The molecules have a grand time jumping around, and they intermingle in-between the layers. In between every layer, an extremely thin third layer is formed, which is the eutectic bond between layers.

No solder is used.  With a lot of skill and expertise, precision techniques, and a little prayer to the mokume god, a perfectly bonded billet is formed.




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Mokume Gane (Two Alloy) - Twist

PriceFrom $85.00
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