Only shakudo will patina black in with rokusho if you do it right it is a difficult patina to do but is a nice black with purple undertones from the gold.
Jim, I get the black/blue from gently torch-heating the
scratch-brushed metal. Mind you I use 10% gold 90% copper for my
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