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 How to Use the Crystal Applicator™ Tool and 4-Piece Snap Die Set 

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Refer to Figure 1

Step 1
Figure 1
Identify (A) upper and (B) lower die holders on tool.
Step 2
Ensure tool handles can be closed completely. If necessary adjust with (C) stroke adjustment screw.

Refer to Figures 2 and 3

Step 3
Figure 2


Figure 3
To apply front of snap to material, identify Front Die Set (SN001F) and attach upper and lower dies to die holders A and B on tool.
Step 4
Insert Swarovski snap front components in appropriate Front Dies. This operation includes the decorative snap front. (To match correct dies and components, see details in Fig. 2)
Step 5
Place material face down over lower die and squeeze handles, attaching stone to material. Release tool and gently pull material to remove from tool.
Step 6
To apply back of snap to material, remove upper and lower dies and repeat Steps 3 - 4 with Back Die Set (SN001B) and snap back components.

IMPORTANT: For bracelet application, be sure material is face up when performing this operation.
Step 7
Release tool and gently pull material to remove from tool. Front and back snaps are now applied.
Step 8
Wear and enjoy!
: : : Additional Resources : : :
  • ''How to Use the Crystal Applicator™ Tool and Rivets'' how-to video and illustrated instructions
  • ''How to Use the Crystal Applicator™ Tool and Button Die Sets'' how-to video and illustrated instructions
  • End of Additional Resources

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