Time Required :
About 30 minutes
Beginner
Beginner
You're new to the skills necessary to complete this project, or maybe you've tried them just once or twice before.

metal stamped "xoxo" gold necklace

Step 1
Use chain nose and round nose pliers from the tool set to remove jump ring from disc. Set jump ring aside.
 
TIP: To open and close a jump ring, simply grasp the jump ring on both sides with pliers and twist the ring open side-to-side. Never pull the jump ring, which can cause distortion.
Step 2
Cut a short length of tape and tape down the Gold disc charm onto the steel block. Place the tape along the edge of the charm.
 
TIP: Be sure the hole remains at the top center of the charm when stamping.
Step 3
Align a design stamp, such as the whimsy heart, in the center of the disc, and strike the top of the stamp one or two times with a brass mallet.
 
TIP: For best results, try to hit the stamp in the center of the brass mallet for an even imprint.
Step 4
Align a letter stamp where desired on the disc and strike the top of the stamp one or two times with a brass mallet. Repeat for remaining letter(s). 
Step 5
Apply a thin coat of black enamel on top of the letter imprint. Wipe excess enamel away with a paper towel. 
Step 6
Use chain nose and round nose pliers to thread the jump ring back through the hole at the top of the disc charm. Add a tassel charm and close jump ring. 
Step 7
Thread chain through jump ring and arrange the disc charm to fall into place in the center of the chain, opposite the clasp.
 
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