Tamahagane Steel Ring

The Tamahagane (玉鋼?) is a type of Japanese steel. Loosely translated as “jewel steel”. It is mainly used to make Samurai swords, such as the katana. The steel is made from black sand.The most useful process is the folding, where the metals are forge welded, folded, and welded again, as many as 16 times. The [...]

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