Leather is a timeless substrate that looks quite rustic, yet sophisticated when laser engraved. (Image 1) Learn how easy laser engraving leather bookmarks can be-even the simplest design or initials look fabulous on this medium.
- Leather bookmarks
Step One: Design
Create your own design or download a premade template. Adjust the artwork accordingly. (Image 2)
Step Two: Placement and Jigs
Insert the material in the laser. If you’re concerned about the placement, draw a vector box around your design and run the machine with the lid open to ensure your engraving is positioned correctly. (Image 3)
If you’re doing a large production run, consider making a jig to hold all of the bookmarks in place.
Step Three: Engraving
Once you’ve customized your graphics, load up your jig. Using a 60-watt laser system, send the job to the laser with the following parameters. (Image 4)
Raster: Speed: 100%; Power: 25%; 600 dpi; standard engraving
Where can you sell laser engraved leather bookmarks?
- Schools and school fundraisers
- Coffee shops