Using Rivets and the Rivet Setting Tool

by Michelle Wood, Jewelry-Making Expert, Exclusively for Fire Mountain Gems and Beads®
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STEP 1
Use hole-punch pliers to punch hole in leather at desired position.
STEP 2
Fold leather for hole alignment then punch second hole in leather at desired position.
STEP 3
Insert bottom half of the rivet through both holes and place head down on flat side of round anvil.
STEP 4
Place the top of the rivet through other hole and into the bottom half of the rivet.
STEP 5
Align the concave end of the setting tool on the rivet. Strike end of setting tool with hammer to set the rivet. Repeat hammer strike as needed.

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