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The Magnificent Beauty of Edged Weapons Made with Persian Watered Steel

By M. Moshtagh Khorasani, Diplom-Anglist




The Magnificent Beauty of Edged Weapons Made with Persian Watered Steel

This article presents different types of  “Persian watered steel” (“Damascus steel”) and show its beauty through examples of edged weaponry. It is produced from steel made in crucibles with resulting differences in properties. Production centers, the steel in historical accounts, and the classification of properties are discussed.

SOURCE: Journal of Asian Martial Arts, Vol. 16 No. 3 (2007): 14 pages.


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