According to request of an owner, there was done only cleaning rusty spots and make the spots matching to the rest of the surface. Another option could be to redo patina and surface treatment on an entire piece.
The plovers are migratory birds traveling through Japan on Spring and Autumn. Usually are depicted together with waves, rivers, sea banks or fisherman’s nets. They are symbol of persistence and overcoming of obstructions, because they need overcome high waves and… Read More
My research on Japanese alloys beared fruit. I managed to create alloys that mimic antique shibuichi and unrefined copper that were used in ancient Japan. I was ordered to make set of fuchi and kashira to lonely set of menuki… Read More
The complete silver efu tachi set. The koshirae will be completed in Japan by Japnese craftsmen so nakago ana are just pre-cut. This efu tachi style tsuba is called shitogi. There will follow other decorative parts within following months.
Menuki in form of ancient magatama menuki.