See also:steel with a
See also:peculiar watered or streaked appearance, as seen in the
See also:blades of
See also:fine swords and other weapons of
See also:Oriental manufacture . One way of producing this appearance is to twist together strips of iron and steel of different quality and then weld them into a solid mass . A similar but inferior result may be obtained by
See also:etching with acid the
See also:surface of a
See also:metal; parts of which are protected by some greasy substance in such a way as to give the watered
See also:pattern desired . The
See also:art of producing
See also:damask steel has been generally practised in Oriental countries from a remote
See also:period, the most famous blades having come from
See also:Isfahan, Khorasan, and
See also:Shiraz in
See also:Persia .
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