The Living Patina:
Both Damascus Steel and its intriguing cousin, Copper Damascus, are remarkable in their ability to continuously develop patinas. These dynamic surfaces become canvases, delicately painted by the oils and salts of one's hands. It's a symphony of chemistry, where every individual imparts a unique signature. Over time, this interaction forges a deeply personalized heirloom look.
The Relentless Dance of Oxidation:
As is the nature of metals, the forces of oxidation are always at play. This dance, while natural, can be gracefully controlled with a few mindful practices noted here.
What to Avoid:
Water. Ensure your wallet avoids excessive moisture. If it gets wet, dry it with a soft cloth. Afterwards, apply a few drops of mineral oil to protect its surface. Given its safety and availability, mineral oil is the preferred choice for this.
Storage: Store your wallet in a dry place, away from humidity. Give it a gentle wipe with a cloth and some mineral oil before long-term storing.
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