An Experiment: Adding Color and Images to Stamped Solder Pendants

I made several stamped solder pieces a few months ago and wasn’t sure what to do with them so I just put them aside for another day. (You can check out my previous post about stamped solder jewelry from March 2013) I finally got back to them recently and began to experiment with adding some color or images to the pieces. Here are some examples of pieces without any coloring.

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For some I used Spectrum Noir Alcohol Ink pens. These are so much fun and quite easy to use. I really like how the colors look. Some examples of works in progress with the alcohol inks. The inks will probably have to be heat set and then sealed so they don’t rub off over time.

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I also used some Staz-On Ink and stamped an image onto a heart pendant. ( I used a larger heart. I forgot to take a picture before I completed the pendant!)  coloring1

After I stamped the image onto the heart I sealed it with Ice Resin and added some beads to make a necklace.

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Overall I am pleased with the results.  Just need to do a bit more experimenting and of course complete the works in progress!

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