James Binnion Uses Ancient Japanese Metal Art to Create Wedding Bands

By: Meghan Young - Published: Sep 20, 2010 • References: mokume-gane & gizmodo
History can make something that is already beautiful into something extraordinary -- just check out James Binnion's stunning wedding bands. They were created via an ancient Japanese technique used to craft samurai swords.

According to James Binnion, "Mokume gane is a metalworking technique developed in Japan approximately three to four hundred years ago, in which two or more layers of metal are permanently joined together in alternating layers to form a stack (or billet)." Check out the stunning results in the gallery above. Stats for Samurai-Styled Rings Trending: Older & Buzzing
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