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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...

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...

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

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 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...

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 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 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...

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 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 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....

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™...

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...

I would like to make brooches but cannot find the pin back with mesh dome finding. I saw the brooch in a BeadStyle book. Can you help?

We carry the in different sizes and finishes. Once you've beaded your design onto the disc, you can then pop them onto the , and earring findings...

I have made a 2-strand bracelet. The strand will bend up by the crimps and now will not lay right. What am I doing wrong?

Crimp the crimp tube so that there is a small space between the crimp and the loop of the clasp. Crimping a crimp tube too tightly and too close to...

I have some stones I would like to turn into necklaces. What parts do I need?

There are a few options regarding your stones, depending on the form that they are in right now. If they have been drilled, you may string them onto...

I have a caliper and I would like to know how to measure an earring finding for a leverback.

Leverback earring components have 2 hinged wire segments and a ring for attaching a dangle. If you wish to measure the width of the wire part that...

I would like to make organza and silk ribbon necklaces. How do I get started and can they be mixed together?

I'm not sure what style necklaces you're interested in making but you can certainly put the two ribbons together! The one key element you will need...

I find crimp covers are locking into each other while in storage, what is the best way to separate them?

Sometimes they will separate if you gently drop the crimp covers onto your work space. For the more clingy pairs, grasp one interlocked crimp cover...

How do I finish a necklace that has been strung with thread? It has four strands and has a pendant suspended from the combined string.

I would recommend finishing the ends with a knot, then hiding the knot inside of a bead tip which you then attach to the clasp directly, stringing on...

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