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Damascene letter opener

ME 5-4

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   Damascene letter opener decorated with Arab  pattern of a eight pointed star. Made in Toledo.

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35,00 € tax incl.

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Measures 18 cm length; handle diameter: 1 cm
Weight 52 g
Origin Toledo (Spain)
Made of Steel with golden and silver threads

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Damascene is a decorative technique that comes from the Sirian city of Damask. It is a laborious job of embedding gold and silver threads and leafs on a steel base. This craft was imported to the Iberian Península by the Arabs. Toledo was the place where damascene had more success.Nowdays craftmen  continue making all kind of goods decorated with it, both mechanically or by hand.      

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Damascene letter opener

Damascene letter opener

   Damascene letter opener decorated with Arab  pattern of a eight pointed star. Made in Toledo.