‘Mokume gane’ means wood grain metal. Various layers of metal are fused together using high pressure and heat. The resulting metal is then carved and twisted to create some very interesting designs.

Once the metal is patterned, it can be made into rings, bracelets, earrings…..etc.

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http://www.johndelmatoff.com/images/Gold_Mokume_Gane_lg_Pendant.jpg

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http://www.papayani-jewelry.com/Images/Thums/earrings/mokume-gane-earr-01-sm.jpg

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