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Tamahagane katana

Tamahagane katana

zhang 24/05/2018 0
Tamahagane (玉鋼 / "jewel steel") is a type of steel made in the Japanese tradition. The word tama means "round and precious", like a gem. The word hagane means "steel". Tamahagane is produced from iron sand, and mainly used to make Samurai swords, such as the katana, and some tools.  There are 2 main types of iron sands: akome satetsu (赤目砂鉄) and mas...
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