Iron inlaid with silver

Iron inlaid with silver is from the city of Damascus in Syria. This artistic technique was introduced to the city of Meknes via Andalusia, the Jewish community after the fall of Granada in 1492. This art has settled in some Moroccan cities.
In this historical era, the preparation of wars included traditional weapons and equipment of horses, this inlay was used to decorate weapons such as the guards of swords and daggers, rifles and the spurs and stirrups of the riders.

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