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Pamor

Indonesian word for pattern on a steel blade. Also the name of the nickel often used for a contrasting effect.
Nioi

Nioi (匂)

Japanese word for fine martensite crystals in the blade's temperline.
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Nie (沸)

Japanese word for martensite crystals that form in blade under certain conditions.
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Shakudō (赤銅)

A Japanese alloy containing copper and gold.
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Suassa

A copper-alloy with high gold content that was highly prized in Southeast Asia.
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Samrit (សំរិត)

Khmer word for an auspicious copper alloy.
Damascening

Damascening

Inlaying or overlaying of gold or silver on another metal.
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Wootz

Wootz is the commonly used name for a type of crucible steel with an elaborate pattern.
Wootz

Phaulād (फौलाद्)

Nepali word for wootz, a type of prized crucible steel.
Nepalese steel

Ispāt (इस्पात्)

Nepali word for steel.
Teišun-i giyan

Teišun-i giyan

Manchu for a brass or bronze mace.
Nanban tetsu

Nanban tetsu (南蠻鉃)

Literally: Southern barbarian steel.
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Tóngjiǎn (銅鐧)

Chinese for a bronze mace.
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Shibuichi (四分一)

A copper-silver alloy used to make Japanese sword mounts.
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Jiāgāng (加鋼)

A construction of edged weapons where a separate piece of high-carbon steel is forged into layers of milder steel.
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Baktong

Cantonese for báitóng.
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Báitóng (白銅)

An alloy of copper, nickel, and zinc used among others for sword parts.
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Damascus steel

A rather broad term that is used to describe steel that exhibits a fancy pattern.
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Twist-core steel

A type of pattern-welding using twisted rods of steel.
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Huāwéngāng (花文鋼)

A type of pattern welding known in English as twist-core.