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What is macramé beading cord? Where is it in your catalogue?

Macramé cord is a type of woven cord commonly used to make adjustable and knotted jewelry designs. While macramé was originally created by Arabic...

What thread do you use for bead crochet?

You have a couple of options: works well for crochet. Most beads string well onto this thread, which is a synthetic material that drapes and knots...

What size beads can you use with leather cord?

Most sizes of beads will work; just keep in mind that the bead hole has to be large enough to fit the cord through. For designs using 0.5mm to 1mm...

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's the best way to finish off the end of silk thread when making a necklace?

Bead tips or Hot Tips® are often used to secure the ends of silk thread as they work well in hiding the knot as well as providing a secure attachment...

What type of beads work best with 20-pound hemp?

20-pound hemp cording is 1mm in diameter and works best with beads that have holes larger than 1mm. Refer to the Seed Bead Sizes and Hole Sizes chart...

What size silk thread should I use for knotting pearls?

To create the strongest strand of strung pearls, use the thickest thread that will fit through the holes in your pearls. Refer to the chart, ''Types...

I want to make a pearl link necklace. How do I connect each circle? I want the pearls to form a link necklace!

If you're using metal , string the pearls onto a length of wire appropriate for the size circle you are creating, pass the wire ends through the last...

I would like to make an adjustable leather cord pendant necklace and I can't find instructions on how to create the adjustable knot closure.

Follow the how-to video and illustrated instructions, to learn this versatile knotting technique. The adjustable knot works great with as well as...

What is the best chain or cord to use with the Dione beads or any large hole beads.

Caprice chain, 3-4mm rubber cording, 3mm woven cotton, 3-4mm leather cording, 3mm bolo cord and 3x1mm faux suede lacing will all work great with the...

I would like to make stretch bracelets, and I have two different types of cord, one is plastic, the other is almost like a fabric, the fabric frays when I use it, how can I stop this from happening?

Applying a dab of adhesive would prevent the cording from fraying. Depending on the type of fabric used in your cording, Dritz® Fray Check™ may work...

I need to re-string a carnelian bead Mali prayer necklace. What type of medium would you recommend? Satin? Silk? Something else? Should I knot in between each bead for strength?

We recommend restringing the carnelian beads using . Silkon is a nylon based thread which has the drape of silk. The nylon makes Silkon strong and...

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...

What size silk cord or thread is needed to make tassels?

You can make tassels out of any size thread or cord. The traditional tassels you might find on a piece of furniture or pillow use thick silk or...

What weight of Powercord is best to use when making stretch bracelets using 6mm Swarovski crystals and 4mm glass pearls?

Both of those beads have a hole approximately 1mm in diameter, so your best option is the 0.8mm diameter Powercord. If you are choosing to knot the...

When working with wood beads, what type of stringing material works best?

The best stringing materials include leather cord, satin cord, imitation leather and cotton cord and hemp cord are great materials to use when...

I would like instructions on stringing a mother of pearl necklace. What type of string do you recommend and does each pearl have to be knotted?

Either Accu-Flex® beading wire, for regular stringing projects or silk threads, for knotting projects will work well with mother-of-pearl beads, and...

Will metal heishi beads fit over 1mm and 2mm leather?

The holes in metal heishi beads range from approximately 1 - 1.5mm, making them too small to use with leather cord. However, the beads will fit on...

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...

What is the best wire for making a flexible bracelet and the best stretch cord size?

is highly recommended, as it is a kink-resistant strong beading wire that still offers flexibility when worn. It's available in a variety of...

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