This belt buckle is made from copper, coat hanger wire, and 3/16” steel dowel. The heart is painted Vermillion Red which is the same paint used on a 2006 Ford F150. The “I” and the arc are painted with Elmer’s brand paint pens. The silver color on the “bacon” is flux paste. All pieces are soldered together.
Back round: I’m not a cook so an edible instructable wasn't in the cards. I can hammer a piece of metal though and a belt buckle is on the list on things I haven’t made. So I started by doing an internet search for “bacon belt buckles”. I didn’t find what I thought would be out there so I made what I had in mind.
Step 1: Make a Copper Sheet
The copper pipe I’m using is one inch in diameter and the same thickness as an American dime.
Using a pipe cutter cut a section long enough to be a piece of bacon. Lay it up against a piece of ply wood and drag a marker down the side to mark a line. Use a scroll saw to cut the pipe in half. I used a 20 teeth per inch blade on the saws lowest setting.
Hammer both halves flat.
Be careful. Wear eye protection and always work within your experience.