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Crafts and damascene processing

Title: Crafts and damascene processing
Category: Metal and ironwork
Country: Spain
Period: XX Century
Provided by: IWS
Source: Toledo Gold


The item represented in the image is a Damascene art work.
The technique which has been used is the unique technique of creating this Damascene steel art.
The materials used are steel, gold, silver and many others.
The name comes from Damascus city, even though the origin of this art is located in China and Japan and of course in Persia. However in Spain and mainly in Toledo this fine steel art became in old times one of the most popular in the entire Europe.

This video shows the technique of a master crafter of this metal art and the steps taken to achieve it.