firecracker pattern


firecracker pattern

 
Terefore the damascus billet is forged edgewise the layers are perpendicular. By repeated drawing out and restack this pattern arises in the front side of the billet
 
In the pattern thus created so you can no longer speak of layers, it is composed of individual fragments which move through the application of force in forging up to today. It reflects, how the steel moves under the hammer.