Glad Tidings Bracelet

PROJECT B8063
Designer: Alexandra Smith
Skill Level: Intermediate
Well wishes are stamped on this holiday-inspired cuff using metal punches by Beadsmith and ImpressArt. Swarovski Crystal rhinestones add festive bling to the bracelet, complementing Vintaj Emerald Green patina accents.
Instructions
You will need paper towels and a toothpick to complete this project.
  1. Please watch the video: How to Make a Metal Stamped Cuff Bracelet. Using what you have learned in the video, center your letters and punch "glad tidings" at the center of your metal bracelet cuff, with a sun symbol appearing between the two words (see photo for reference). Also use the sun symbol punch to embellish the sides of the cuff as you choose.
  2. To color the impressions of your cuff: Please watch this video on how to add vintaj patina to metal stamping. Using the technique shown in the video, apply the desired amount of Emerald Green patina to your cuff and remove the excess with a paper towel.
  3. To form your cuff, take the bracelet bending pliers and use the technique shown in the video in step one to bend the cuff to your desired size and shape.
  4. To attach your rhinestones: Using a toothpick, apply a small amount of E6000 glue to the cuff where you want to position your crystal. Set the rhinestone firmly into the glue. Repeat this step to add your desired number of rhinestones in the placement of your choice. Allow glue to dry for at least one hour.
  5. Enjoy your bracelet!
WHAT YOU'LL NEED: (scroll down for purchase options)
  • PND-0471 - BeadSmith Bracelet Stamping Strip, For Altered Jewelry 1x6 Inches, 1 Piece, Brass
    Project uses 1 piece. You will need 1 package.

  • SWF-420580 - Swarovski Crystal, Round Flatback Rhinestone SS20 4.6mm, 50 Pieces, Scarlet
    Project uses 8 pieces. You will need 1 package.

  • XTL-9083 - Vintaj Patina Opaque Permanent Ink - Emerald Green - 0.5 Ounce Bottle
    Project uses 1 bottle. You will need 1 package.

  • XTL-1054 - E6000 Industrial Strength Glue Adhesive (0.18 fl oz)
    Project uses 1 tube. You will need 1 package.

RECOMMENDED TOOLS:
  • XTL-8261 - ImpressArt Bracelet Bending Bar Kit, Bar and 7 (5/8) Blank Strips, Bends Strips up to 1.5 Inch Wide
  • XTL-0759 - Beadsmith 27 Piece Lowercase Stylish Italic Alphabet Letters A-Z Punch Set For Metal 3mm
  • XTL-8216 - ImpressArt Metal Punch Stamp, Sun Flower 6mm (1/4 Inch), 1 Piece, Steel
  • XTL-0199 - Impress Art Stamp Straight Tape - For Metal Punches - Lines Up Letters Perfectly
  • XTL-0250 - Eurotool Bench Block Helper - Rubber Base With Interchangeable Steel And Nylon Blocks
  • XTL-2157 - BeadSmith Ergo Hammer, Brass with Flat and Domed Faces, 1 Pound
Additional Information
Theme Winter, Christmas
Ingredients PND-0471, SWF-420580, XTL-9083, XTL-1054,

Purchase Components

Purchase the components needed to make this project. Change quantities as needed to make multiple pieces. Tip: Save this project to your wishlist to easily return to project instructions.
The Beadsmith Bracelet Stamping Strip, For Altered Jewelry 1x6 Inches, 1 Piece, Brass
You will need 1 package(s).
1 package = 1 Piece.
$2.51 / Package | SKU: PND-0471
Swarovski Crystal, Round Flatback Rhinestone SS20 4.6mm, 50 Pieces, Scarlet
You will need 1 package(s).
1 package = 50 Pieces.
$4.19 / Package | SKU: SWF-420580
Vintaj Patina Opaque Permanent Ink - Emerald Green - 0.5 Ounce Bottle
You will need 1 package(s).
1 package = 1 Bottle.
$6.71 / Package | SKU: XTL-9083
E6000 Industrial Strength Glue Adhesive (0.18 fl oz)
You will need 1 package(s).
1 package = 1 Piece.
$1.39 / Package | SKU: XTL-1054
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