Introduction: Metal Stamped Cuff Bracelet

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Metal stamp an aluminum cuff that you can wear or give as a gift in less than 30 minutes!

Step 1: Tools Needed

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  • Bracelet Bending Bar
  • Bracelet Blank 3/8" x 6"
  • Letter Stamps
  • Stamp Straight Tape
  • Bracelet Bending Pliers
  • Brass Hammer
  • Steel Block
  • Stamp Enamel
  • Polishing Cloth (or other soft cloth)
  • Q-tip

Visit ImpressArt Tutorials for more

Step 2: Remove the Plastic Covering From One Side of the Bracelet Blank.

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Step 3: Secure the Bracelet Blank to the Steel Block Using Stamp Straight Tape

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Step 4: Use a Pen or a Marker and Stamp Straight Tape to Mark Where You Will Stamp

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Watch the Stamp Straight Video for more.

Step 5: Stamp a Word, Saying or Quote of Your Choice on the Bracelet Blank

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  • If the stamp has an ImpressArt logo, make sure it is facing you to make sure the letter is stamped the right direction
  • Hold the letter stamp at a 90 degree angle to the stamping blank
  • Strike the stamp once with medium force

Watch Metal Stamping Basics for more.

Step 6: Remove All Tape

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Step 7: Use the Bracelet Bending Bar to Bend the Blank Into a Cuff Shape

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  • Place the end of the bracelet blank into the bending bar face-up
  • Hold the end securely with your thumb and index finger
  • Bend the blank around the bar
  • Repeat on the other side of the cuff

Watch the Bracelet Bending Bar Video for more.

Step 8: Continue to Round Out the Cuff With Bracelet Bending Pliers, If Desired

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  • Begin in the center and move toward the edge.
  • Repeat on the other side

Step 9: ​Highlight Letters With Stamp Enamel

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  • Use the Q-tip to ensure the enamel completely covers the impression
  • Wait 10-20 secondsBlot with a soft cloth
  • Wipe away the excess stamp enamel with a soft cloth

See Stamp Enamel for tips and instructions.

Comments

RogerD5 (author)2016-05-11

You misspelled aluminium. It's aluminium not aluminum

RogerD5 (author)RogerD52016-05-11

But great idea. I looooove the idea of wizards and magic, so the idea of making a metal cuff stamped with a magical symbol is fantastic.

ChickenGnocchi (author)2015-12-22

This is great! Where can you get all those tools\supplies?

They can be purchased at pjtooljewelry.com

fituro (author)2015-12-15

Nice!

impressart (author)fituro2015-12-16

Thank you!

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