Thread: Barong beauty
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Old 31st October 2012, 09:12 PM   #16
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Originally Posted by Indianajones
Just found the pic of the laminated blade of the barong -also in total original unmessed state- I had before. This is what I meant with 'if its forged with lamination one will see it anyway '(without etching).

Because different types of iron (metal) are used there will also develope a different kind and color of oxidation as is so good visible on this pic.
>>> when etching blades which are not forged with such a lamination there will never occur such a strong visible feature.

Hello Wouter,

I am sure that this blade was etched at one time of his history.


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