Thread: Burmese Forge
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Old 14th August 2013, 03:26 PM   #4
Gavin Nugent
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Nice to see tradition is alive and kicking.

In the 19th century the smiths typically used steel bought in by the Europeans...chains that shackled elephants was a favorite because it was readily available...question, do they still recycle today or are there other sources of metals? I ask as there must be mention of mines in Burma from the Pre EU contact???

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