I’ve been working in my industry for almost 7 years. Three of which I’ve worked with higher-end metals (14k Gold Fill and Sterling Silver). I’ve ordered pre-cut metal stamping blanks from just about every source I could find and while I did find a few suppliers that were able to meet my volume and quality standards, I always found myself back at the [metal] cutting table. If you, too, waffle between buying pre-cut metal stamping blanks and manufacturing your own, here are a few things to think about that may make your decision easier.   1. Quality Control. I remember ordering my very first pre-cut blanks a few years ago — I had no idea at the time that it was even possible to manufacture my own. I ordered them with pre-drilled holes, because “work smarter, not harder”, right? When I opened them, my heart sank. The pieces that I had spent my hard-earned money on had scratches ALL OVER them and the holes had tool marks around them. I buffed and polished my fingers raw and was able to get them to a finish I was happy with, although I did still end up recycling a handful. In the end it cost

I’ve been working in my industry for almost 7 years. Three of which I’ve worked with higher-end metals (14k Gold

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I’ve been working in my industry for almost 7 years. Three of which I’ve worked with higher-end metals (14k Gold Fill and Sterling Silver). I’ve ordered pre-cut metal stamping blanks from just about every source I could find and while I did find a few

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