Picked up some anodized aluminium dogtag blanks online so I could dial in engraving settings on something a few orders of magnitude cheaper than my fruit-branded electronics.
Although I didn’t get suckered into the “how many angels can be glowforged on the head of a pin” game, I had the idea that anodized aluminium would be able to support some tiny, tiny text.
Here are a few tags from the end of my test runs.
The cat was an SVG, the the laughing Buddha was a JPG (because I stupidly forgot rule #1 — Never use a JPG for line drawings or clipart). Note the lines of compression artifacts.