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Topics: Designing, Multi-strand

How do I go from 2 strands of beads at the back of a necklace to 1 strand in the front?
- Mary
In addition to a two-strand clasp to bring the double strands from the back to front, you will need a set of components, such as a two-to-one link or bead that will connect the two strands and change it to the one as your design progresses.

Double-Strand Links
Look for clasps and links with gemstones or Swarovski Elements that complement the necklace design, string the design on Accu-Flex® beading wire and use crimps, crimp covers and Accu-Guards™ for a seamless look of beads and metal components.

- Sandra Lupo, Jewelry Designer and Instructor and Swarovski crystal Ambassador


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children 14 years of age or younger should use these products with adult direction.

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