Join Date: May 2006
Spot on Seerp. Jerzy said pretty much the same thing about ID of meteorite after the forge weld process.
It is a really pretty keris David, in fact much better than the photo shows, that photo was done more than ten years ago, my equipment and understanding has improved a bit during the last 10 or 12 years.
As for our young wouldbe blade smith, I'd just as soon not comment, let other people teach him what's right & what's wrong.