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Topics: Making Strong Lanyard

I am having a problem with lanyards breaking. I am making them with 6mm Swarovski® bicones and silver tube beads. I use a Wire Protector on each end, but they still seem to break. What can I do?
- Angela
I would recommend using 0.024-inch, 49-strand Accu-Flex® beading wire which is the largest diameter wire with the largest number of strands, making it able to withstand the more aggressive use lanyards seem to take. This wire used in conjunction with the Accu-Guards™ wire protectors will make a great pair.


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