Metal is an affordable material that offers method of work that are very different with multiple finish. It is possible to paint it, to dip it in baths to have different finishes. Polishing will complete the aspect with shining or not.
The metal pieces were dipped into baths to give the color and then hand-painted for the old finish.
Might and Magic sword is a USB Key. The blade can be split to show the key. The material allowed us to create details like the rune an d to stick a blue gem.
OEM production is often long and requires many exchanges and a precise follow-up but offers a real differentiation.