Ornamental Hand Engraving 

- Award Winning Artist & Custom Jewelry Designer -
 
Member - The Firearms Engravers Guild of America (FEGA)


call or text:
713 995-7975
by appointment only



Bruce J. Snider started his professional career as an artist and wildlife illustrator 
in 1977 after winning numerous nationally recognized art competition awards. He 
started his career as a jewelry designer for the Zale corporation in 1980, opening up 
his own company in 1984 serving the private and corporate sectors offering design, 
repair, manufacturing and appraisal services. 






In December of 2016, I stumbled upon a book of 
hand engraved firearms - sparking new interest and the 
desire to master a new craft. After submitting my portfolio 
of art illustrations and hand crafted jewelry to a world class 
master engraver - He assured me I was on the right path. 
Below is a growing portfolio of practice plates and completed 
commissions that began in January of 2017. Please check in on 
occasion as photos will be updated periodically. 



Federally Regulated Gun Components are not held overnight.
Do Not Ship Gun Components with Serial Numbers.
(email for instructions/recommendations) 


Disclaimer: Removal of protected treatment, plating or coating of firearms via hand engraving 
increases exposure to potential rust. - proper maintanence  required.



Disclaimer: Removal of protected treatment, plating or coating of firearms via hand engraving 
increases exposure to potential rust. - proper maintanence  required)
Hand engraved a stainless steel S&W M&P 2.0 9mm




Hand engraving this after market stainless steel Glock slide



Hand engraved stainless steel HK USP Compact 9mm 




Hand Engraved Components by Bruce J. Snider
(including some hammer & chisel work)





I hand made the sterling silver plate and hand engraved the ornamental portion. 
The lettering was done with an engraving machine.





Hand Engraved Sterling Silver Belt Buckle by Bruce J Snider




Hand Engraved Sterling Silver Belt Buckle by Bruce J. Snider
(hammer & chisel)



Hand Engraved Sterling Silver Belt Buckle by Bruce J Snider





Harley-Davidson® Motor Cycle Parts 
Customized Hand Engraving by Bruce J Snider


Harley-Davidson® Motor Cycle Parts 
Customized Hand Engraving by Bruce J Snider





Harley-Davidson® Motor Cycle Parts 
Customized Hand Engraving by Bruce J Snider




Customized Stainless Steel Pocket Knives by Bruce J Snider




Customized Hand Engraved Zippo Lighters by Bruce J Snider 




Portfolio of Ornamental Hand Engraving by Bruce J. Snider c.2017
(including some hammer & chisel work)









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