To Be or Not to Be Bracelet

Designer: Julie Bean
Skill Level: Intermediate
Create an intriguing piece of jewelry by metal punching your favorite saying onto a bracelet blank. Also consider writing names, important dates, or inspirational words. The possibilities are endless.

Note: Components and tools listed within this INSTRUCTIONS box and the printer-friendly PDF, if available, may have been discontinued since this project was published. Refer to the PURCHASE COMPONENTS and TOOLS AND OTHER SUPPLIES sections for current availability.

You will also want to have some paper towels handy for this project.
  1. To see how to make this bracelet from start to finish, please watch the video: How to Metal Punch Bracelet Blanks and Use the EZ-Bender Tool.
  2. In the video you will learn how to write your saying on the blank, how to add color to the letters to make them "pop" and how to shape the blank into a nice curved bracelet form.
WHAT YOU'LL NEED: (scroll down for purchase options)
  • PND-0474 - BeadSmith Bracelet Stamping Strip, For Altered Jewelry 0.25x6 Inches, 2 Pieces, Copper
    Project uses 1 piece. You will need 1 package.

  • XTL-9078 - Vintaj Patina Opaque Permanent Ink - Black Onyx - 0.5 Ounce Bottle
    Project uses 1 piece. You will need 1 package.

  • XTL-0756 - Beadsmith 27 Piece Uppercase Calligraphy Alphabet Letters Punch Set For Metal 3mm
  • XTL-1063 - BeadSmith Metal Elements EZ-Bender, Cuff Bracelet Tool, Steel
  • XTL-0250 - Eurotool Bench Block Helper - Rubber Base With Interchangeable Steel And Nylon Blocks
  • XTL-0277 - ImpressArt Brass Hammer For Metal Stamping - 1 Pound - 1 Piece
  • XTL-0084 - BeadSmith Bracelet Bending Pliers - Gently Curve Bracelets And Components
Additional Information
Theme Personalization
Ingredients PND-0474, XTL-9078,

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.
You will need 1 package(s).
1 package = .
/ Package | SKU: PND-0474
Vintaj Patina Opaque Permanent Ink - Black Onyx - 0.5 Ounce Bottle
You will need 1 package(s).
1 package = 1 Bottle.
$8.49 / Package | SKU: XTL-9078
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