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the enamel glass inlay woud all come out in pieces ..
Decent stamped brass can be annealed , and then bent after that , once.
Formed around say a steel round tubing .. to use a soft, like rawhide hammer, to push it around .
maybe overlay it with a piece of leather to save raised details ..
I Have Art Metal Pieces made in Copper & non ferrous sheet, now in, like, hemispheres ..
By cold working and annealing repeatedly ..
maybe your jeweler contact can make some badge, custom , just for you.. people do that ..
technique : http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Repouss%C3%A9_and_chasing
is an old art metal technique .
Non Ferrous metal sheet is pushed up from the reverse side then the lines are defined from the front.
Last edited by fietsbob; 08-20-14 at 01:55 PM.