It is possible to get started metalsmithing at home with a few simple tools. Best of all: they're inexpensive and don't take up a ton of space - meaning you can stash them in a box or drawer so they're out of the way when you're not using them! Instead of being something big and scary that requires a torch or workshop, you can actually make metal jewelry at your kitchen counter at the end of a long day. (Think of it as sewing's edgy older sister.)
How to Make Pierce Work Jewelry: This is how to make jewelry items out of sheet metal with decorative holes. I will show you how to make a pin with the piece I cut out. There is almost no limit to what you can make with enough thought behind this process.
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Martha Aleo suggests: If trying to saw a small piece on your bench peg & you cant keep it steady, clamp it with a large binder clip & a piece of sturdy fabric. Your item won’t move, making filing and sawing much easier.
Making a DIY bracelet can sound scary and confusing, but with ImpressArt's jewelry stamping tools and supplies, it's never been so clear and simple! Simply take our multi-function hammer with its texture stamping head, and stamp until your happy with the texture of your bracelet! Bend the bracelet blank with our bracelet bending bar and you're done! Easy as cake (: Get started with one of our starter kits today! #JewelryStamping #MetalStamping #Jewelrytools #DIYJewelry #HandStamped…