DIY Jewelry Inspiration- Metal Imprinting

by Jeanne Holland January 16, 2023

Creating a beautiful piece of jewelry is an art form that requires skill, creativity, and the right tools. Our Vintaj Copper plated pewter blanks are a great choice for creating stunning jewelry pieces. Imprinting designs into the blank is a great way to add a unique and personal touch to the piece. Watch our live playback to watch the full techniques. When imprinting with filigree Tape your pieces in their desired arrangement to the bench block and use the hammer to gently tap the filigree into the copper plated pewter blank. Be sure to keep a consistent pressure throughout the design. You’ll want to use a light touch and work slowly in sections using the round side of the hammer. This will ensure that the design is imprinted clearly and accurately and does not distort the piece or flake off any of the plating.

Some tools you'll want to have handy:
Bench Block
Ball Pein Hammer
Brush Set
Onyx Ultimate Paint
Verdigris Ultimate Paint


This delicate fern frond DIY necklace is the perfect accessory for any nature lover. Featuring a pendant made of copper and brass, this necklace is a stunning addition to any wardrobe. The pendant is accented with green opal paint. It's the perfect way to show off your love of nature and add a unique touch to your look

This floral patterned moon necklace project is the perfect way to show off your love of the night sky. Create this unique piece with a Vintaj crescent moon blank and a fanned filigree piece, with a tiny moon dangle for added detail. The intricate floral pattern provides an eye-catching accent that is sure to draw attention. The neutral tones create a timeless look that will never go out of style. 

Create this brocade patterned ornate pendant necklace with Vintaj components and verdigris ultimate paint. The intricate brocade pattern provides an eye-catching accent that is sure to draw attention.

This filigree heart collage necklace project is the perfect way to show off your love of art and jewelry. This unique necklace is crafted from a Vintaj copper plated pewter heartand features an intricately detailed heart collage. The copper accents provide an earthy feel to this whimsical pendant.


Get all of the pieces at a great savings in our Metal Imprinting bundle.

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