James has worked in Mokume Gane for over 20 years developing his technique and designs. Mokume translates from Japanese as "wood eye" which refers to burl wood grain and Gane means "metal". Today mokume refers to any pattern made in this Japanese lamination technique. After extensive research on mokume and metallurgy, he developed his own method for making mokume. Your ring will be custom made for you with its own individual pattern.