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Old 05-03-2022, 11:49 PM
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Question about Damascus

Hi, I have not been able to find much out regarding my question about Damascus knives. Are they supposed to have or can they have r##ges (for lack of a better word) that can be felt with the fingernail or is this some sort of etching process that is not cons##ered true Damascus?
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Old 05-13-2022, 07:18 PM
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Yes. To bring the pattern out knifemakers and manufacturers will use an ac## to bring the pattern out. Depending how strong the solution relative to exposure will determine how deep of an etch will be on the Damascus. So yes, there may be felt r##ges in the Damascus.

Some processes of discoloring the metal may visually appear as a "damascus" but it may not.

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Old 01-02-2023, 08:46 PM
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Thanks for this topic here. I would like to know more about this one. Have a very good day!
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