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Topics: Using Crimp Ends with Accu-Flex® Beading Wire

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I purchased Accu-Flex® beading wire and crimp ends to make bracelets. The crimp ends just fit on the end of the cord; will this be secure enough if I crimp with a crimper, or is there more to be done, maybe a drop of glue?
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Topics: Using the Correct Crimp

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How do I decide which size crimp to use for each beading wire size?
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Topics: Using Large-Hole Beads

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Is there any way to make the hole of a moderately sized bead smaller so it will work well on a headpin or Accu-Flex® beading wire?
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Topics: Finishing Snake-Type Chain

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I want to make some dangle earrings with crystals and really fine snake-type chain. Should I use crimps on the ends or something else?
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Topics: Using Crimps with Loops

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Can I use a crimp tube with a loop when using Accu-Flex® wire? How is the wire secured by the crimp tube with loop?
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Topics: Finishing a Crimped Tube

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When you use a crimp tube or a crimp tube with loop, do you trim the raw end of the wire after you compress the crimp tube with loop?
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Topics: Using a Crimp Tube with a Toggle

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When making a bracelet with nylon coated wire and a toggle clasp, how tight should the crimp tube be to the toggle? Should there be any slack? I had a bracelet that I made break and wonder if the tension was too tight. Please advise! I'm very embarrassed!
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Topics: Closing Crimp Covers

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How do I close crimp bead covers without marking them? They are too tough to close by hand.
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Topics: Crimp Tubes for Leather Cord

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What size tubes with loops do I use with 1mm and 2mm leather beading cord? I'm confused about the sizes in the catalog.
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Topics: Natural Stone Stringing Material

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I am a newbie to beading. I'm anxious to start a simple necklace or bracelet. Problem for me is that I am not sure what the standard size of wire to use is. There is so much information out there, and it is confusing. I want to use 3 - 5mm size beads or my personal favorite, natural stones. I'm just not sure what type of wire, or size, to use. I want to practice on something that will hold the weight of the stones.
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Topics: Necklace with Crimp Ends

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What kind of wire or thread should be used when you want to use crimp ends to finish a necklace?
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Topics: Crystal Earrings with Snake Chain

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I want to make some dangle earrings with crystals and really fine snake-type chain. Should I use crimps on the ends or something else?
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Topics: Which Crimp with Which Wire?

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Crimp beads and tubes are generally available in two sizes: 2x2 and 3x2. Which size bead or tube would be suitable for using with Accu-Flex® beading wire in all sizes: 0.012, 0.014, 0.019 and 0.024? I am just starting to use those, but not too confident or sure if I am using the correct crimps!
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Topics: Crimping Pliers

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Do I have to use crimping pliers when using crimp beads?
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Topics: How Crimp Beads Work

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How do crimp beads work and when do I use them?
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