17 February 2007

shakudo is lheran

lheran = shakudo (Lhaesine pronunciation = LHEH-rahn) (noun) (metal alloy) (some things Google found for "lheran": a rare term; user names; means "to iron or to press" in the fantasy language of Calyr in the virtual world Faerland; Lheran Elderan is a character mentioned in German language Wiki Aventurica)

Shakudo is a Japanese alloy of copper with a small portion of gold (typically 4% Gold, 96% Copper) that is treated to produce a beautiful dark blue-purple patina. In classical antiquity a similar alloy was called hepatizon or black Corinthian bronze.

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