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What is the definition of a "finding"?

A "finding" is a jewelry-making term which defines a metal component used to connect and assemble jewelry. They are products used to thread through,...

How do you select the right size bail? I want to use the bails for donuts and other pendants. The pendants are generally medium to large size.

To figure the right size, open a slide gauge to the size bail you're interested in. Place the opened calipers where the bail would go on your...

I have a Swarovski Crystal heart pendant with a hole in it for a necklace. What do I put in the hole to attach it to my necklace?

972Y.jpgAn ice-pick bail is a great way to attach a Swarovski heart component to your necklace. A pick bail, sometimes called a pinch bail, is a type...

What size push bail will fit around a Swarovski cosmic ring? I am using the bail to connect jumprings and other links to the ring.

Choose a push bail (sometimes referred to as an ice-pick bail) which is longer than it is wide. That is to say, the length from the bottom where the...

Which bail do I buy to attach to a sterling silver bezel cup and how do I go about this? I want to make pendants. Kind regards,

When using sterling silver there is the option of soldering on a sterling silver jumpring or bail to create a pendant. If you do not want to solder a...

I have a heart-shaped turquoise pendant with a hole in the top that is only about 1/4 inch deep. How can I use this pendant?

A pendant bail with a peg is the perfect finding for the job. The peg is designed to be glued into a half-drilled bead, like yours, and the bail...

What will pendant bails fit?

Pendant bails have a loop which you can attach a component or drop to and a large opening which accommodates the cording or chain, allowing the...

What type of bail or connector would you use with a clam sea shell?

A glue-on bail would be ideal for this application because it is an attractive way to show the beauty of the shell without being a distraction. To...

I bought an odd-shaped cameo in Roatan, Honduras. Would I damage the product if I bonded a bail to it? I bought just the piece, so there is no sterling or any other type of metal attached to it already.

A glue-on flat back bail can convert a cameo into a pendant without harming the piece, however the bond would be permanent.To apply a glue-on...

I want to make a necklace out of small tiles but I can't put a hole in them. So I need a type of ring to glue on the top to put the beads through. What is it called and how do I find them?

You have a few options to choose from.There are that you can glue the tiles to and hang like pendants. These bails are available in a variety of...

I have a glass kiln with which to make cabochons into pendants. I am wanting to make one pendant with a smaller one hanging from it. I know I can use high heat wire to join them while fusing. However, is there a type of finding that I can use in...

A glue-on flat pad bail, glue-on fold-over bail or upeye finding could be applied to the bottom of the larger pendant. A second matching finding...

I am trying to suspend a 6000 series 11x5.5mm Swarovski teardrop below a larger bead and I am having trouble finding the right solution. I have tried a round jumpring and making my own findings out of wire, however I'm not skilled enough yet to make...

A small prong or ice-pick bail may be just what you need for your design. Use chain-nose pliers to open the bail, position the bail over the holes on...

I have a heart lampwork type piece, kind of like the ones on page 30 of the June magazine. I want to attach it to a leather cord but the hole on top of the heart is so small. So, what other type of attachment do I need in order for the heart to hang...

A bail can be made by using hemp or leather cord the same color as the leather cord you used for the necklace. Make sure it is thin enough in...

I purchased ice pick bails made for specifically Swarovski crystal top-drilled beads. How do I attach them so they are secure? Do I glue them? And where do I glue, at the prongs and hole or the front/back of the bead and bail?

To instantly secure an ice-pick or prong bail to a Swarovski top-drilled component, add a small amount of Loctite® 454 Gel adhesive to the prongs...

I'm trying to make a necklace based on the pearl cascade necklace design in the gallery and am having trouble figuring out how to attach the pearl to the bail and still have the eyepin ring attached at the other end. Can you help? Thank you.

978Y_1.jpgDesign Idea 7A1TThe ''Cascade of Pearls'' design idea #7A1T in the Gallery of Designs actually uses a pendant bail that has a 5mm cup with...

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