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Please explain how to effectively use adhesives to secure crimps.

After placing the crimp onto the wire in its final position, place a small amount of adhesive, such as G-S Hypo cement, which has a fine-tip...

Does crimping or gluing work best to hold beads on a stick pin?

Gluing works best. A drop of glue in the last bead will hold the beads in place. Refer to the "Glues" how-to video and instructions and the "Glue...

When I restick rhinestones with jewelry cement they lose their sparkle. Why is this? Does the stone need some sort of coating or a special glue?

Rhinestones are manufactured with a foiled backing that keeps the stone's color and sparkle intact. Certain glues have properties that can eat away...

Where can I buy replacement parts for vintage costume jewelry, like the colored rhinestones they used to have?

If you're looking for the faceted ''gemstone shape,'' you can't go wrong with . They're available in a wide variety of colors and...

I am fairly new to beading. How do I attach flat backed crystals to a t-shirt or blouse?

Attach flat back crystals to your clothing using Jewel Bond™ glue, a glue specifically formulated for gluing rhinestones to fabric. It dries within...

What glue can I use to adhere paper to metal for a strong adhesion?

E6000® Jewelry and Craft adhesive is formulated to meet high performance requirements and permanently adheres to most all materials including metal...

What size bell caps do you use with different bead sizes?

Bell caps can be used to turn almost any object into a drop earring or pendant without drilling the object. They are not limited to beads. The legs...

What kind of knot do you tie when using elastic cord for a bracelet so it is secure when you're done beading?

It is recommended to tie elastic cord using a square or surgeon's knot. Provided below is a how-to video and illustrated instructions on both of...

What is the best glue to use for making earrings using half-drilled beads?

Loctite® 454 Gel adhesive is a great recommendation for bonding half-drilled beads. It will bond to surfaces that many instant glues will not,...

If gluing seed beads to a flat surface, is there a spray or glue to put on top to make sure they stay smooth and secure to the object?

Using Beadswax® to adhere seed beads to paper or objects gives a strong hold and beads will not pop off after time. Peel and stick adhesive tape and...

What is the best glue to use when gluing Swarovski® crystals to wire to make a tiara without having to twist wire to hold the crystals in place?

A great option for gluing Swarovski crystals to wire would be PascoFix® adhesive, a remarkably strong, clear-drying glue. Because it instantly bonds,...

What is the best glue to use for brooches and cab settings?

It depends on the setting and type of cabochon and you might need to test more than one glue. See the ''Glues and Adhesives Chart'' as well as the...

I've been making beaded bracelets with Powercord and GS Hypo Cement, but the knots still seem to come loose after wearing a few times. Can you recommend a different cement/adhesive product for this purpose?

When finishing , we recommend using a square or surgeon's knot since these are the most secure knots for this type of elastic material. Once knotted,...

What should I use to clean up any excess Apoxie from my piece? Should the excess be removed before set and dry?

Apoxie® Sculpt should be cleaned up before it cures otherwise it will need to be sanded or filed from unwanted areas. Have a beading awl, pair of...

I am winding a paper that is sparkles on one side and smooth on the other and when I go to glue it I can't get it to adhere and the bead becomes unwound. Help!

It may help to prepare the textured/sparkled surface before gluing. Prior to rolling the beads, use a sanding swab to rough up the surface of the...

When working on a multiple strand necklace, what advice do you give as far as handling the ends while you're beading? I've tried it and sometimes drop a line and my beads go everywhere!

hemistat.jpg to the rescue!This handy tool isn't just for surgeons anymore--jewelry makers find them infinitely helpful to hold threads and beads in...

How do I choose the size stretch cord to make bracelets?

The size stretch cord needed for a project mostly depends on the size of the beads you are using and the diameter of the bead hole. Usually, the...

When making items with elastic cord, can I use a hot glue gun to secure the knot on the project?

E6000® Jewelry and Craft Adhesive is the best adhesive to use to secure knots on stretchy stringing materials. E6000 is flexible when cured so it can...

I want to put a star sapphire into a ring setting. What needs to be done so that the back won't scratch during wearing?

Since star sapphires are usually cut as cabochons, you should set the stone in a bezel mount. This type of ring setting may be open, or partially to...

I use Devcon's two part epoxy 30-min. for my metal jewelry projects. I have had a few customers contact me because their jewelry came apart--esp. during the winter. Does it become brittle? How do I fix this problem?

Devcon's 5-minute and 30-minute two-part jeweler's epoxy works well for most jewelry projects but there are a few important things to keep in...

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