Damascus Steel


        

Damascus Steel Explained by Modern-day Blacksmith

May 1, 2013 - Damascus steel was a strong and resilient metal used by blacksmiths and swordmakers in the Middle East nearly 2000 years ago. It is recognizable by distinctive dark and light patterning similar to reflections on flowing water, and the fact that it can be sharpened to an extremely fine edge. It is be ...

10 Unexplained Discoveries You May or May Not Have Heard Of!

April 24, 2013 - 10 Unexplained Discoveries from YouTube User alltime10s. http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=3BlbujJbbJo 10. Damascus Steel – these are swords that maintain their edge due to carbon nanotubes which prevent the edge damage even when cutting through metal. How it was made in 800 AD is a mystery. 9 ...
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