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Bangle Bracelet Forming Presses

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Bangle Bracelet Forming Presses

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102-038-GRP

Create detailed bangle bracelets from wire with these new circular forming presses. Each press is made of two interlocking halves of hardened steel and a keyed center post to keep the two halves aligned. Use with any soft non-ferrous wire (copper, brass, silver, etc.) up to 10 gauge (2.6 mm dia.). Choose from several designs. Mix, match, or stack multiple bracelets for a fun look. The presses can also be used to form large hoop earrings. Each press measures 3" in diameter x 1.5" high. Made in India.

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Item # Shape Price Qty
102-050
6 Simple Waves
$34.50
each
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102-045
8 Simple Waves
$34.50
each
Out of Stock
102-046
10 Simple Waves
$34.50
each
+
102-041
14 Simple Waves
$34.50
each
+
102-042
18 Simple Waves
$34.50
each
+
102-043
24 Simple Waves
$34.50
each
+
102-049
30 Simple Waves
$34.50
each
+
102-039
12 Scallop Waves
$34.50
each
Out of Stock
Sale
102-055
20 Scallop Waves
Special Price $29.60 Regular Price $34.50
each
+
102-038
24 Scallop Waves
$34.50
each
+
102-047
30 Zigzag Waves
$34.50
each
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102-048
24 Square Waves
$34.50
each
Out of Stock
102-040
10 Fancy Waves
$34.50
each
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102-051
24 Fancy Waves
$34.50
each
+
Sale
102-052
28 Fancy Waves
Special Price $29.60 Regular Price $34.50
each
+
Sale
102-054
24 Fancy Waves
Special Price $29.60 Regular Price $34.50
each
+
Sale
102-053
30 Fancy Waves
Special Price $29.60 Regular Price $34.50
each
+
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102-056
36 Fancy Waves
Special Price $19.90 Regular Price $34.50
each
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Product Details

  1. Bend a length of soft wire into an open circle or oval the size and shape of the bracelet you want to make. To refine the shape, use a rawhide or nylon mallet on a bracelet mandrel or a pair of large forming pliers.
  2. Separate the two halves of the press and center your wire on the lower half (the side with the post attached).
  3. Slide the upper half of the press onto the lower half and strike it several times with a medium weight hammer - we recommend brass or weighted rawhide, but most any non-steel hammer will work.
  4. Remove the bangle from the press and size as needed. Cut off excess wire and file the ends for an open bangle or solder them together for a closed bangle.
  5. Optionally, use a steel hammer to flatten or add texture to the wire while hardening it to better retains its shape.