Wednesday, May 28, 2008

How to Use a Crimp Bead

Crimp beads aid in holding your finished jewelry project together. They are used with clasps, beads or jumprings. With a few simple steps, crimp beads can finish your bracelet, necklace or earrings and they'll be ready to wear in no time.

Things You’ll Need:

  • Jewelry pliers
  • Crimp cover
  • Beading wire

Gather your beading project together in your work area. Get out a few crimp beads.


String the beading wire, thread or string through the hole in the crimp bead. Form a loop with your thread by running the string halfway through.

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