• The tag is handcrafted using thick 12 or 14 gauge metal
• Each Willis + Bella tag is designed and handcrafted start to finish by one artist in Cincinnati, Ohio.
• Proprietary ink, developed over years, for long lasting dark designs
Hand stamping is a very different process than traditional engraving. Hand stamping is done entirely by hand, with a hammer and steel stamp. The stamps have letters or designs carved on the end and each is individually stamped into the metal with a hammer. Every item is carefully handcrafted, so certain variations are to be expected. This adds to the one of a kind nature and overall quality of each piece I create.
Due to the hand stamped nature of the tags, I am not able to provide a proof prior to making an order. There is no computer involvement for these, each letter and design is hammered into the metal one by one.
Choosing a Material
•Aluminum (Silver) - 12 gauge hypoallergenic solid aluminum. Thick, durable, and very lightweight. Aluminum does not tarnish, but may require cleaning now and again.
•Brass (Gold) - 14 gauge solid brass. Thick and very durable. This type of metal will develop a natural patina over time. Follow our easy care instructions for cleaning.
•Copper (Rose Gold) - 14 gauge solid copper. Thick and very durable. This type of metal will develop a natural patina over time. Follow our easy care instructions for cleaning.
•Care instructions are available in the FAQ section of my shop and are provided with every order.
Please refer to shop announcement for current production time (this does not include shipping time).