Jewelry supplies - suppliers

Hello! For those of you who engrave metal for jewelry, I have been searching for weeks now to find a supplier that offers different types of metal for bracelets that is beyond the standard 6" or 7" size.
Copper, stainless steel, brass, etc… And also, a supplier that sells quality stainless steel bracelet closures/clasps. Does anyone have a hidden gem that they would like to share? Also, has anyone tried Cermark on copper or brass? Thank you!

A few searches would help you here, as these topics have come up before:

Jewelry findings:
https://community.glowforge.com/search?q=findings%20jewelry

Bracelet blanks:
https://community.glowforge.com/search?q=bracelet%20blanks

Cermark brass:
https://community.glowforge.com/search?q=cermark%20brass

Bonus: searching is faster and easier than asking, and we don’t chase our collective tails answering stuff that’s already been posted :slight_smile:

As for copper, you may want to look at #4:

Copper may be dangerous to laser, be careful. You’ll probably also be interested in #11, since it covers a lot of ground about how to work with metals.

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Copper is reflective so you want to be very sure that anything that the laser hits is fully covered.
That being said, while I haven’t used Cermark, I was successful using Laserbond 100 (LBT 100 - the liquid) which as a bonus is significantly cheaper than Cermark :-). I used the settings suggested here.

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