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Can Bond-a-Stud dots be cut smaller?

Yes, they can be cut smaller if necessary; use a pair of sharp scissors for clean edges.Materials

What findings do I need to make earrings with half-drilled beads?

When making a pair of earrings or a pendant using , you need a finding that has a . The cup holds or cradles the half-drilled bead; the peg is used...

How do you attach beads to "illusion" cord?

Place a drop of on the cord where you want to place the bead, string the bead and then slide the bead down to its position on the cord. Let the bead...

How do I find bezel cups made from recycled materials?

Using scrap metal sheet and scrap wire are both great ways to create bezels from your own 'recycled' materials.Bottle caps can be used as bezel cups....

Is the color on dyed pearls permanent?

The dyes used to color pearls can fade over time. Because pearls are porous, they often absorb human oils, makeup and perfume, which can stain and...

How do you make your own headpins?

video how-to and instructions and video how-to and illustrated instructions. These resources detail how wire can be transformed into four different...

How do you make shawl pins?

Shawl pins can be made using kilt pins, with or without loops, or large safety pins that have removable heads. Dress either of these two types of...

How do you finish a cord with cord coils?

are a quick and easy way to finish different types of cord, including , and . I've found it works best to trim the end of your cord on a bias (45...

How are gold-filled and gold-plated different?

Gold-fill is 50 to 100 times thicker than regular gold plating, and it is about 17 to 25 times thicker than heavy gold electroplate. The base metal...

What are metal headpins made of?

Plated headpins are made from a base metal or brass--many being white brass. Precious metal headpins include the same composition as other precious...

What gauge wire is used for headpins/eyepins when using Swarovski crystals?

The gauge of wire we recommend depends on whether you are finishing the headpin with a simple loop or a wrapped loop.Choose a heavier gauge headpin...

How do you add beads to the cell phone cords?

The mini /zipper pulls are designed to attach to your cell phone by looping the cord through the lanyard holes found on the side or top of some phone...

How is a screw type barrel clasp attached to beading wire?

Secure Accu-Flex® professional-quality beading wire to the loops on a barrel clasp using crimp beads and a crimping tool. Similar metal Accu-Guard™...

Is it possible to attach a heavy-duty magnetic tube clasp to a chain necklace? Could I use a headpin with a bead for the inside then make a loop with the remaining headpin to attach the chain on the outside?

Yes, this will work as long as the bead you use in place of the knot does not slip through the hole in the tube. The largest size magnetic tube clasp...

How do crimp covers work? How do they take up slack on jewelry without restringing?

Crimp covers are a C-shaped finding designed to disguise your crimp beads or knots used in your designs. Place the crimp cover over your crimp beads...

I like using the split rings that go around twice at the ends of my necklaces, is there an easy way to open them without buying the tool that is designed to do that?

The best way to open split rings without the use of split ring pliers is to pry open one end of the split ring's wire using a fingernail or fine...

I have some carved shell flowers. The hole is in the middle of each flower. How do I attach beads and how do I make them into earrings?

You can turn your shell flowers into pendants or drops by threading them onto a headpin then forming the headpin into a bail. Follow the "Making a...

I would like to make some crystal and cubic zirconia earrings. I can't find the ones with holes or any examples.

Cubic zirconia beads and drops are available in a wide variety of colors and can be used just like any other beads and drops.There are also earring...

I would like to take the long earwire off a dangling earring and replace it with a post or something other than the long wire. Can it be done?

Open the loop on the earwire using a pair of chain-nose pliers and remove the dangle. Reserve the earwire for another pair of earrings. Choose a post...

Hi, I was just wondering what you would use the 12- and 14-gauge jump rings for. They seem really strong and are really thick and awkward, can they be used for chainmaillele or are they just for connecting things?

Large jump rings can be very handy once you start using them. This lovely necklace is a great example of how to make use of large jump rings in a...

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