Based in Galena, Illinois, Vintaj is an eco-friendly natural brass and charms company that was founded in 2001 by three friends with a passion for designing art and jewelry. Vintaj embellishes each and every product by hand through a seven-stage process, giving each Vintaj piece ... Read Morean added dose of personality and a unique color and shine. In addition to charms, Vintaj makes embellishments for jewelry, mixed media pieces, paper craft, scrapbooking, and textiles from metals such as pewter and copper. Designed especially to adhere to metal, the Vintaj Patina Kit Ancient Coin in Aged Bronze and Antique Copper gives a beautiful worn effect to any metal. The ink is fast drying and can be set with heat for an even longer life. The Vintaj Patina Kit also comes in Garnet, Marble, and Earth; Treasured Heirloon, which features Noveau Silver and Victorian Gold; and Lapid, Emerald, and Topaz. To seal metal and extend patina, the Vintaj Glaze can be applied over paints and metals to prevent oxidation. Additional Parents favorites include the Vintaj Sizzix BIGkick Machine, which is a special edition embossing and etching machine, and embossing folders in varying themes such as Moonlit Night, Floral Décor, and Woodland Birds.