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Topics: Headpins, Size

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How does the gauge of the headpin coordinate with the size of the headpin?
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Topics: Findings, Headpins

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How do you make your own headpins?
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Topics: Headpins, Straightening

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What is the best way to straighten badly bent head and eye pins?
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Topics: Wire, Beads, Design

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What is the best way to make a simple loop at the top of a headpin that will keep multiple beads on the headpin from twirling around (so that they stay stable and facing forward)?
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Topics: Gemstones, Chain

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I have jade stones that I would like to attach to a chain. What is the best way to attach them using a headpin? Should I use a jumpring or is there a better way?
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Topics: Headpins, Materials

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What are metal headpins made of?
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Topics: Pearls, Hole Sizes, Headpins, Pearl Reamers

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Will .025-inch precious metal headpins go through cultured freshwater pearls?
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Topics: Headpins

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What size headpin should I use with the different sizes of beads?
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Topics: Eyepins

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What are eyepins used for?
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Topics: Proper Headpin Gauge

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Is there a rule of thumb for what gauge of headpins to use for various projects (i.e. making dangles on earrings, adding a dangle to a bracelet, etc.)?
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Topics: Headpin Gauge for Earring Dangles

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What is the best gauge headpin to use for 2'' dangle earrings? I'm looking for something that is thin enough to work with, but thick enough that the earrings won't bend too easily. Thanks.
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Topics: Designer End Headpin with Loop Ideas

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What can you make using 3-3.5 inch headpins with a designer end with loop? I find it is too thick for most of my beads. Any design ideas for them?
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Topics: Rosary Eyepins

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I am making a rosary and am looking for the thickest and strongest eyepin. I have had trouble with the loops stretching open under normal stress. Any suggestions?
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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: Appropriate Chain for a Rosary

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I'd like to make a rosary, using either wood or glass round beads. What kind of chain do I use? I've never worked with chain before.
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Topics: Defining ''Finding''

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What is the definition of a "finding"?
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Topics: Easy to Bend Headpin

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I use a gold headpin that is easier to bend than the craft-store variety. Would that be a gold-filled headpin? They cost $3.20 for 10, and now I'm not sure what to order.
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Topics: Correct Wire Gauge with SWAROVSKI ELEMENTS

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What gauge wire is used for headpins/eyepins when using Swarovski crystals?
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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: Secure Eyepins and Headpins

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What is the most secure way to attach an eyepin or headpin to a design?
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