Category Archives: Metal Stamps

Trend Alert – Are You Seeing Butterflies?

I have been seeing butterflies everywhere I look right now.  Have you? Entire butterflies, parts of butterflies and wings are constantly catching my eye. They are being cut from so many different fibers and materials. Naturally I am very interested … Continue reading

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Metal Punch Pin!

Yesterday’s blog post introduced you to the new hand held metal punches in the Metal Complex family of tools.  This little pin shows you how easy it is to add square, oval and circle punches to a metal blank. My … Continue reading

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Metal Punches – Square, Oval and Circles!

The Metal Complex Tool Section has just expanded!  Let me introduce you to the new metal punches!  (one of four not shown) They are made of carbon steel and the ergonomically designed handle is crafted for durability and comfort. There … Continue reading

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Metal Complex Stamps featured in Handcrafted Jewelry Magazine

Very exciting news about Metal Complex Stamps being featured in the Special Issue of Handcrafted Jewelry from the Editors of Beadwork. The issue is full of mix media projects and exciting techniques. The letter punch set is featured on page … Continue reading

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Have You Seen Metal Complex?

There are some fabulous new tools and products in the John Bead catalog.  Metal Complex is the reason I have created these pretty leaf pendants. The metal alphabet punches in the Metal Complex collection are the stars of this special … Continue reading

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