Mandala Pattern Bracelet

Tools Needed


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Step 1

Remove the plastic covering from one side of the bracelet blank.

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Step 2

Using a fine-tip permanent marker, draw a line down the center of the bracelet blank and mark the center of the 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

Stamp the 6mm floral pattern in the center of the blank

  • Make sure the ImpressArt logo is facing you
  • Hold the stamp at a 90 degree angle to the stamping blank
  • Strike the stamp once with medium force

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Watch Metal Stamping Basics for more.

Step 5

Continue to stamp the pattern the entire length of the bracelet

  • Use the line to center each stamp

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Step 6

Use the bracelet bending bar to bend the blank into a cuff shape

  • 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

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Watch the Bracelet Bending Bar Video for more.

Step 7

Remove the plastic film from the inside of the cuff bracelet

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Step 8

Continue to round out the cuff with Bracelet Bending Pliers, if desired

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Step 9

Highlight the stamped pattern with stamp enamel

  • Use a Q-tip or soft cloth 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

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See Stamp Enamel for tips and instructions.

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