Secrets to Finishing with Bead Ends

Presented by Tammy Honaman, Author, Jewelry-Making Expert and Educator,
Instructions by Ian, Content Development Group, Exclusively for Fire Mountain Gems and BeadsĀ®

See how to use a half-drilled bead end to finish memory wire ends in this quick-and-easy jewelry-making tutorial led by expert jewelry maker and instructor Tammy Honaman.

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Apply two-part epoxy to one end of the memory wire. Insert the glued memory wire into a bead end without getting glue on the outside of the bead. Hold the wire in place for several seconds to let the glue adhere the wire to the bead end. Let the epoxy fully cure before stringing anything onto the wire.

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