Hello my fellow magicians!
Allow me to present to you my (hopefully successful) project of experimental archaeometallurgy, which I am writing my dissertation about.
After 30+ burning cycles, ultimately ending in various degrees of failure, I introduce to you my very first buttons, created by the 'co-fusion' process: and weighing in at 40 grams:
Meet my button 'A', rapidly cooled:
And button B, cooled with the furnace:
A sneak peak of the dendritic structure on sample 'A'.
Button 'B' has unfortunately leaked a