NOTE: Some design transfer experience is highly recommended. For optimum results you should have an inkjet or laser printer which is capable of copying these design sheets and producing acceptable transfers. The designs are printed on paper and can be transferred to the metal with acetone, although it is recommended that you make copies of the sheets and keep the originals as masters. Inkjet users can scan or copy the sheets and transfer using their preferred method. The kit includes a 20 page booklet of engraving suggestions and helpful tips with closeup illustrations of detail and shading, 6 heavy brass pendants/key fobs, 1.25″ x .050″ (32 mm x 1.4 mm), and design sheets for basic, intermediate, and advanced engravers. The designs include a beautiful rosette, flowing leafy scroll, complex arabesque, tight English scroll, beautiful McKenzie scroll, and a complex grotesque face design. There are also two bonus designs included in this package, for a total of 8 designs. One of America’s more important engraving artists was L.D. Nimschke who worked from 1850 to 1900. His work is worth of study and the included Nimschke scroll design will give you a taste of cutting his bold and beautiful style. The Circle Monograms design sheet is fairly advanced and allows you to create 3-initial circle monograms. Each letter is shown in the left, center, and right positions, and a double-leaf border at the top finishes it off nicely. This can be a moneymaker. Purchasers may engrave the discs and sell them or gift them. They make great gifts and are a good way to introduce your engraving skills to the marketplace. Sell one or two and the kit pays for itself. Extra pendants/key fobs can be purchased separately (#024-555).
Practice & Project Pieces | GRS Item #024-556
Pendant/Key Fob Design Kit for Hand Engravers