A film documenting the process of Mokume-Gane by Gene and Hiroko Sato-Pijanowski. (Price includes shipping within the US.)
Mokume-Gane is a Japanese technique from the mid 17th century that fuses together different colored metals with similar melting temperatures to produce a slab – or billet.
Filmed and produced in 1981 by Hiroko’s student, Mark Yasenchak, this DVD features Gene and Hiroko and the entire process of creating Mokume-Gane including preparation and cleaning, heating and fusing, creating patterns, raising and forming, and Japanese patination. Approx 18 minutes in length.