Crimping pliers are an essential tool for creating jewelry with beading wire. The little loops used to attach a lobster clasp or trendy toggle clasp to beads strung on wire is created by looping the wire in half, and securing with a crimp bead. There are several types of crimping pliers – Micro, […]
Jewelry Making Basics
Want to create your own unique jewelry and other accessories but aren’t sure where to start? With the basics, of course! These jewelry making basics are the perfect place to find tips, tricks and inspiration for your next project. Browse our easy jewelry making projects below and click on any image for detailed instructions, supply lists and more.
Choosing the proper beading wire is vital for stringing durable, professional- looking necklaces and bracelets. Beadalon® wire is made up of strands of very thin stainless steel wires coated in nylon to make them durable, flexible, and resistant to kinking. Available in 7-strand, 19-strand, and 49-strand varieties and many different thicknesses, there is a […]