A rolling instrument used to apply inks on large rubber stamps, flatten paper and creases, and smooth out surfaces. Rubber stamp crafters have accomplished unique results by applying brayering with matting and multi-colored ink pads.
A rubber roller on a handle used for spreading ink or paint over a smooth surface as it is rolled back and forth. The firmness of the rubber can vary between different brayers and brands. Also available are textured rubber rollers to create many different background effects.
An instrument for inking the plate. Brayers used in gravure are usually made from soft rubber. The best quality brayers have a translucent composition roller. Apart from ink, rollers can be used to apply varnish, etc.
A rubber roller which is attached to a handle. They were originally used by printers. They come in a variety of sizes and hardnesses. The brayer most commonly used in rubber stamping is medium hard (like a car tire) although acrylic ones have been coming more popular. Use them to spread the ink from a pad across paper, create multi-colored backgrounds and more.