Believe in Yourself Bracelet

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Tools Needed


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Step 1

Center Stamp Straight Tape horizontally on the pewter blank.

Watch the Stamp Straight Tape Video for more.

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Step 2

Using the Script font, stamp the word of your choice on the blank, aligning the first letter with the left side of the blank.

  • Align the bottom of the letter stamp with the top-line of the tape
  • Using the Ergo-Angle hammer, strike the stamp with medium force at a 90 degree angle

Watch Metal Stamping Basics for more.

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Step 3

Place Stamp Straight Tape approximately 3mm below the script word.

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Step 4

Using the Deco font, stamp the remainder of the phrase on the blank, aligning the last letter with the right side of the blank side of the blank.

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Step 5

Stamp the remainder of the phrase from right to left.

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Step 6

Highlight the stamped word 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

See Stamp Enamel for instructions and tips.

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Step 7

Using the round nose pliers, make a small loop in one end of the 20 gauge wire

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Step 8

Thread the bead onto the wire and cut the wire with the flush cutters, leaving approximately 1” of wire at the end.

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Step 9

Make a loop on the other side of the bead and cut the excess wire using the flush cutters.

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Step 10

Attach the beads to the stamped pewter blank with jump rings

  • Hold one pair of chain nose pliers on each side of the opening
  • Move the ends past each other to open and close the jump ring

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Step 11

Attach the chain and the clasp using jump rings.

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Step 12

Make sure that the jump rings are closed securely by moving the ends past one another laterally.
You will hear or feel a “click” when the jump ring is closed properly.

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