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Topics: Jumprings, Making Jumprings

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Could you please explain how to make jumprings? What do you use to cut them?
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Topics: Bead Holding Tools

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I was born with only one hand, but LOVE making jewelry. It's my most favorite thing to do. I was hoping that you could suggest some gadgets that would help me when I need to hold two tools in my hand. The hardest things to do are closing jumprings and holding earring backs while attaching drops. Any suggestions? Thanks so much!!
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Topics: Keeping Jumprings Closed

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When I close my jumprings they won't close enough to keep from letting the other jumpring slide out and have the piece come apart. The space is very small, only enough for my fingernail. I use the tool I purchased from you that looks like a ring and fits on the finger.
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Topics: Beading Cell Phone Cords

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How do you add beads to the cell phone cords?
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Topics: Defining ''Finding''

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What is the definition of a "finding"?
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Topics: Securing Jumprings

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I have a real problem trying to keep my jumprings closed so the wire doesn't slip through. Can you tell me what I need to do to fix this?
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Topics: Attaching a Clasp to Charm Bracelet Chain

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I bought this beautiful sterling silver interlocking hearts chain and plan to use it for a charm bracelet. I'm not sure how to attach a clasp to it, or what kind of clasp would be best. Can you advise?
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Topics: Chainmaille

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Is there an increased demand for wire and chainmaille jewelry? I have noticed articles and magazines catering to wire and jumpring/chainmaille jewelry a lot lately.
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Topics: Soldering a Jumpring

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I have read your Q and A on jumprings and it mentioned that "a jumpring is never truly closed unless you solder it closed." I would like to know how to solder a jumpring and what tools to use to do this. Can a soldering iron be used?
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Topics: Attaching a Center-Drilled Pendant

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What is the best way to attach a center drilled pendant to a necklace?
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Topics: Securing Jumprings

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How do I get jumprings to close securely and stay closed? Several have come loose, allowing the attached object to come off and be lost.
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Topics: Most Secure Charm Attachment

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What is the most secure way to attach a charm or bead to chain?
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