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Stamp an Alkeme blank to create a simple initial pendant.

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Step 1: Tools Needed

  • 1/2 inch Alkeme Circle Tag with Ring Stamping Blank
  • 19 Gauge Jump Ring
  • 18 Inch Ball ChainLetter Stamps
  • Chain Nose Pliers
  • Flat Nose Pliers
  • Ergo-Angle Hammer
  • Steel Block
  • Stamp Enamel
  • Polishing Cloth
  • Q-tip

Step 2: ​Stamp Desired Letter on the Alkeme Blank.

  • Place stamping blank on steel block
  • 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

Step 3: ​Highlight Letter With Stamp Enamel

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

Step 4: ​Use Two Pairs of Pliers to Open the Jump Ring

  • Place one pair on either side of the opening
  • Move the ends past each other

Step 5: ​Attach the Jump Ring to the Charm

  • Slide one end of the jump ring through the loop of the charm

Step 6: ​Close the Jump Ring Using Two Pairs of Pliers

  • Place one pair on either side of the opening
  • Move the ends back to the original position

Step 7: Attach Charm

  • Attach the charm by sliding it onto a chain, bracelet or key ring.

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