Using Brads for Cold Connections

by Michelle Wood, Jewelry-Making Expert, Exclusively for Fire Mountain Gems and Beads®
D86C

STEP 1
Using hole punch pliers, punch a hole in the metal sheet, lay the finding over the hole then insert brad.
STEP 2
Hold the brad and finding while turning the metal sheet over, then place on metal block. Place a flat washer onto the brad; trim the brad with flush cutters to about 2mm above the washer.
STEP 3
Using a ball peen hammer, hammer the brad until flat.

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