What is Metal Embossing?
Metal embossing or Pewter Repousse (French) is an ancient art form used to impart a design upon malleable metal sheets. Suitable metals include pewter, aluminium or copper. This craft is also referred to as "repujado en lamina" (Spanish) or Pewter work (British).
Embossing is the art of producing raised, 3-dimensional design patterns on the surface of the metal. The first step is to transfer a design or pattern of your choice onto the metal and then pushing the design from the back using an embossing tool or stylus in order to create a raised effect on the opposite side. This process gives it volume and texture.
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