Updated October 11, 2019 by Melissa Harr

The 10 Best Metal Stamping Kits

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This wiki has been updated 14 times since it was first published in March of 2018. Working with characters measured in mere millimeters to spell out names and messages on copper, brass, or other materials takes a special kind of talent — not to mention patience. But if you've a knack for wielding a tiny hammer to create custom jewelry or ID tags, you'll find these metal stamping kits quite useful. You might even find them lucrative, too, if you choose to sell your creations. When users buy our independently chosen editorial choices, we may earn commissions to help fund the Wiki. Skip to the best metal stamping kit on Amazon.

10. Tekton 6610

9. Horizon Group STMT DIY

8. Metal Elements Punctuation

7. Coral Cactus

6. ImpressArt Newsprint

5. RMP Handwritten

4. ImpressArt Juniper 3mm

3. RMP Calligraphic Uppercase

2. Romazone Jewelry

1. Wokesi Tool High Hardness Set

Special Honors

Infinity Stamps Custom Alphabet Set Casual hobbyists might find the cost off-putting, but for professional jewelry makers or industrial needs, the Infinity Stamps Custom Alphabet Set may well be worth the investment. Each set is created to your specifications, and can even feature your own hand-written characters for the ultimate in personalization. infinitystamps.com

Editor's Notes

October 11, 2019:

Just like a leather working kit, a metal stamping kit is an excellent way to try out a new hobby or expand your collection of arts and crafts tools. For those who are just starting out, the Romazone Jewelry, RMP Calligraphic Uppercase, or RMP Handwritten might be a good way to go. They aren't cheap, exactly, but they offer plenty of value for the cost. Note that the RMP Handwritten is a lowercase set, and the font feels quite informal, so it's perhaps not for "fancier" designs (although we recognize that this is rather subjective). For those who want to give metal stamping a try, but who don't have lavish funds available, we added the Horizon Group STMT DIY. It's a craft kit that teens or adults can enjoy — but it has small pieces, so you'll need to keep it away from young children.

Finally, we elected to keep the Coral Cactus set, even though some of the letters are meant to be used interchangeably (the W is the M, and so on). This could be problematic for those who are strict about fonts. Also, the logo on the side of each is not designed for orienting the stamp; you'll want to pay careful attention regarding placement.


Melissa Harr
Last updated on October 11, 2019 by Melissa Harr

Melissa Harr is a language-obsessed writer from Chicagoland who holds both a bachelor of arts and master of arts in English. Although she began as a TEFL teacher, earning several teaching certificates and working in both Russia and Vietnam, she moved into freelance writing to satisfy her passion for the written word. She has published full-length courses and books in the realm of arts & crafts and DIY; in fact, most of her non-working time is spent knitting, cleaning, or committing acts of home improvement. Along with an extensive knowledge of tools, home goods, and crafts and organizational supplies, she has ample experience (okay, an obsession) with travel gear, luggage, and the electronics that make modern life more convenient.


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