Stamped Initial Charm

Tools Needed

Tools

Step 1

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

Watch Metal Stamping Basics for more.

Stamp Letter

Step 2

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

ImpressArt stamp enamel

Step 3

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

Open Jump Ring

Step 4

Attach the jump ring to the charm

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

Attach jump ring to charm

Step 5

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

Close jump ring

Step 6

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

Initial charm on chain