Phototransfer Copper Etching

Make a lasting impression that's sure to turn heads with this simple metal etching process.

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Keep your jewelry interesting with etched designs on brass and copper plates. The phototransfer process in this project shows you an easy way to incorporate designs from simple to complex. Whether you're using this metalwork demonstration as a starting point or as a refresher course, this simple process will have you adding new depth to your jewelry in no time!


Required Materials: Press-n-Peel (PnP Paper) image transfer film, ferric chloride, 12 micron 3M Finishing Film or Green Scrubbie, Scotch tape, packing tape, packing tape, blue painter's tape, shallow dish not to be used again for food, Sharpie pen, metal to etch. See project for complete list.

Tools Needed: Laser photocopy machine/printer. See project for complete list

Originally Published: Lapidary Journal Jewelry Artist June 2010

SKU: EP2798

Author/Speaker/Editor: Lexi Erickson

Format: eProject