This woodgrain pattern band is formed by forging, twisting and patterning 25 layers of 14K white gold and silver to create elegant striations that have a natural beauty. This ancient technique is called "mokume gane" and was used to adorn the damascus samurai swords in Japan.
****Please be aware each ring is crafted to order--please allow 3-4 weeks for delivery of this special handcrafted item.****
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More about the ancient process of Mokume Gane:
Mokume Gane is a Japanese form of bonding 25 layers of precious metal. It translates to "wood-grain metal" and was used to adorn the handles of Damascus steel and Samurai swords. Our mokume is forged, twisted and patterned by hand here in our Vermont jewelry studio.