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TIP: Rustic Rings


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Hammer a 20mm Square Dapped Filigree.


To Finish this Design: 2. Gather an Artisan Copper ID Bracelet Blank, one 1/4" Nail Head Rivet, and two 7.5mm Pinwheel Washers. 3. Use 1.5mm Hole Punch Pliers to add a hole in center of flattened filigree. 4. Texture blank with hammer and/or emboss with DecoEmboss die. 5. Apply some verdigris patina to pattern, relief raised areas. 6. Use Metal Shears to cut down blank. File rough edges. 7. Use 1.5mm Hole Punch Pliers to add a hole to cut end of blank. 8. Use a metal ring mandrel to form ring shape. 9. String a washer onto rivet. String rivet through large hole, punched hole on opposite side of blank, and filigree. 10. Place ring on metal mandrel. 11. Trim rivet and flatten on mandrel with Ball Pein Hammer.

*TIP* Distress the edges of patina’d chain with a Metal Reliefing Block to create a more vintage look.


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Simply use chain nose pliers to open Filigree Tube Bead at crease.

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Completely flatten with pliers.


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This is what your bead should look like after it has been flattened.

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You will then need an Artisan Copper ID Bracelet Blank, three 1/4" Nail Head Rivets, and two 7.5mm Pinwheel Washers.


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5. Texture blank with hammer and/or emboss with DecoEmboss die. 6. Apply some verdigris patina to pattern, relief raised areas. 7. Use 1.5mm Hole Punch Pliers to add holes to blank where filigree will rest. 8. Rivet pieces to blank. 9. Use a metal ring mandrel to form ring shape. 10. String a washer on each side of rivet through the large hole of blank. 11. Trim rivet and flatten on mandrel with Ball Pein Hammer.

*TIP* Distress the edges of patina’d chain with a Metal Reliefing Block to create a more vintage look.


TIP: Rustic Rings