Directions: Align your blank then tape it down onto the metal block just below where you would like to stampit. Slide your letter stampdown the surface of your piece of metal until you feel the bottom edge of the stampdesign catch on the tape. Stop there with the stampand then strike hard with the hammer one time.
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How do I start metal stamping jewelry?
It takes a bit of practice to get nice, even results when metal stamping jewelry. I recommend practicing on pieces of scrap metal while you get familiar with using the stamps. In addition to your metal stamps, you鈥檒l need just a couple of basic metal stamping tools:
What does the stamps on jewelry mean?
These stamps stand for sterling silver. This means the piece of jewelry should be 92.5% pure silver mixed with another metal, usually copper. Silver on its own is very soft and needs another metal added to make solid jewelry. A common question that I get is 鈥?I have a gold ring stamped 925, what does that mean?鈥?/div>A guide to what jewelry stamps and what they mean 鈥?Think
How do you stick metal to a stamp?
Before you do either of these things, tape your metal piece to your stamping pad. Use a couple of strips of masking tape to hold the metal in place.
How do you read jewelry stamps?
Reading jewelry stamps is easy if you know what to look for. The most popular precious metals are gold, silver, and platinum and each one will contain its own jewelry stamp. To read the stamp, you’ll want to flip the piece over or examine the inside of the piece. You’ll read the stamp from left to right, just like you would a book or a letter.