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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 I attach a clasp to ball chain? What type of clasp do I use?

Use a ball chain connector (suitable to the size ball chain you are working with) as your clasp. Place the last ball on one end of the ball chain...

I'm sort of a beginning jewelry maker and wanted to know, how do you know which kind of bead tip to use: bottom vs. side? I'm trying to make a 3-strand (varying lengths) wire necklace.

Bead tips are designed to provide a finished look to the end of a necklace that has been created with thread or beading wire. All bead tips are used...

Which bead tip do I use with rattail and bugtail?

Fold over cord tips or crimp tubes with loops are used for rattail and bugtail (satin cord) because they remain secure once clamped over the cording....

I'm making a three-strand necklace with C-thru thread. What do I need to finish the ends and attach the clasp?

are a great way to give strung jewelry a clean finished look; they flow right into the clasp, reflecting the same metal. They are available in many...

What is the difference between side clamp-on, standard and bottom clamp-on bead tips?

The is a half-dome, with a hole in the center and a loop that is used to attach the beaded strand to the clasp. The stringing material is passed...

I have a question about Hot Tips and other bottom style bead tips. I am using beading wire and a tube crimp bead. The first starting point is not a problem. I have my wire and crimp a tube on the end. Make sure it is secure and then slide the tip on...

Flattening the crimp with a pair of needle nose or chain-nose pliers is an idea that will work. If you have concerns, you can add a drop of Loctite®...

I believe the answer is a no-brainer but I cannot figure it out. I would like to find out how to finish off a multi-strand necklace, particularly when done on thread. When I go to How-To's, it brings up design ideas. I see the picture and the list...

To finish a multi-strand necklace that's been strung on thread or beading wire, or are a great way to give strung jewelry a clean finished look....

I have just restrung a coral necklace my father had given my sister. It was on silk thread and the ends of the thread were glued into the clasp's round bead ends. How do I finish it now that I have all the coral strung on silk? How do I get the...

Bead tips are the perfect solution to finish your coral restrung on silk because they are easy to use, and provide a professionally finished look....

I would like to knot some gemstone beads. Is a bead tip sturdy enough to hold the heavier gemstone rounds and nuggets? What are the options for attaching a clasp if a bead tip is not used? Can a knotted strand be attached to chain?

Knotting a gemstone necklace is the same process as knotting a pearl necklace, so you have a lot of choices. And attaching a length of knotted...

I have seen a necklace that I would love to make, but I need advice on the clasp at the back. The necklace was 10 strands of silk thread with pearls and crystals knotted about 1 to 1-1/2 inches apart. It looked like a crimp with a loop that finished...

It sounds like bead tips were used in the construction of the design. Crimps aren't typically found in designs using silk or other fine threads as...

I make glass pendants. I would like to use some kind of black cord to make an easy to put on necklace. What do I need and how do I make it? Thanks

To make a quick and easy, corded necklace from which to hang a pendant, you might like or . To finish either of these cords, choose or in the...

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