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Table with copper plates

In the 17th century the Ottoman Empire was the height of its power. It included 32 provinces in the Middle East, southern Africa and south-eastern Europe, and numerous vassal states. The first attacks on the Slovenian ground happened in the 15th and 16th century. At the time Slovenia was a part of the Habsburg Monarchy, […]

Copper and iron forging

Copper and iron forging in my smithy Color of metal is very important in forging as it indicates the temperature of the workpiece. For this reason, it is essential that it is dark inside a smithy because it makes it easier to determine the color of the heated metal. There used to be a rule […]