Flow is one of Arn’s specialty forged patterns! This is one of his most complicated patterns, so he wanted to document some of the process to show you how he brings it to life. Come along on the journey from stock to ring!
Some assembly steps, those little rods will be the knots, and the flat stock will be the linear part of the mokume pattern running around the ring!
Here Arn is torch firing the stack to fuse everything together:
And then it’s over to the press to compress the stack, check out that satisfying squash!
Here’s what the stock for the ring looks like reduced down:
And Arn continues to shape the stock into the dimensions for a ring:
Here he is etching the silver:
And oxidizing the silver:
And the final reveal!