Tuesday Treasury: Canadian Hemlock Engraved Copper Charm

I’m trying out something new in my shop. Instead of just engraving & sealing a copper disc, I am adding an extra step. After engraving the image, I am adding color! The first one is in my shop now: a Canadian hemlock image:

Canadian Hemlock engraved on copper and colored

Canadian Hemlock engraved on copper, colored and sealed.
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First, I hand-engraved the metal with the image I want. I also engraved the back with my business name, the year, my initials, and ‘made with love’, Then I added the color. Once the ink was dry, I sealed the entire charm to keep away fingerprints and make sure the ink won’t be rubbed off.

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