Posts tagged ‘Crimping’

How to use crimp covers

crpCrimp covers come in various sizes from 3mm to 5mm. crp21/ Add a crimp bead to fit the desired cord/wire.

crp32/ Use crimp pliers to close up crimp bead in usual 2 step procedure

 (use inside jaws first,then fold crimp using front jaws to get crimp as compact as you can).

crp43/ Place crimp cover in front jaws of crimp pliers with the opening facing forwards.

crp54/ Place crimp cover over the folded crimp bead on your cord/wire and press gently with crimp pliers to close opening. 

crp65/ Your crimp covers should now be tidy and round with only a fine slit visible when close up (as shown on the right side of the pearl bead).

 Where to buy crimp covers online: 

UK

Crimp covers at eBay.co.uk

Palmer metals.co.uk Sterling Silver Crimp Covers

Princess Jewellery Findings UK               Sterling silver & gold filled

Silver Moon Beads.com UK                        Sterling silver & silver plated

crimp covers at CJ Beaders.co.ukGold plated, sterling silver ,silver plated, copper, fancy finish

Crimp Covers at Spellbound Beads UK    Gold plated, sterling silver & silver plated

EJR Beads.co.uk      Sterling silver & copper

thebeadstore.co.uk            Copper, G/p & s/p

Just Beads.co.uk     Sterling silver, gold filled, g/p & s/p

Spoiltrottenbeads.co.uk    Sterling silver, gold filled & S/P

The Bead Shop.co.uk          G/p, S/p, Copper plated, Black plated

Beadaddict.co.uk    Sterling silver, gold filled & copper

Beadsunlimited.co.uk         Sterling silver, s/p & g/p

Crimps Clasps – Beadsisters UK   G/p, s/p & copper

Bluestreak Beads       S/p

World of Beads                 G/p & S/p

AUS & NZ

Polymerclay.com.au Australia     Sterling silver, ant copper, ant gold, ant silver, black plated, copper plated, g/p, s/p, gold filled.

AJMS.co.nz    G/p, S/p

 USA

Crimp covers on eBay.com

Land of odds.com USA       ***All types of crimp cover

Crimp covers at TheFind.com  USA ***

Charmfactory.com USA     Sterling silver & gold filled

You’ve GOT to be Beading.com USA        G/f, Sterling silver & copper

Auntie’s Beads.com USA    Sterling silver & gold filled

Bluesage Beads.com USA  Sterling silver, gold filled & copper

Abeadstore.com USA Sterling silver & copper

Artbeads.com USA  Sterling silver, gold filled & copper

JewelrySupply.com USA    S/s, g/p, s/p, g/f, ant brass, ant copper, gunmetal

Inmcrystal.com USA          S/s, G/f, g/p

Brightlingsbeads.com USA            S/s & G/f

  

 

July 27, 2009 at 12:07 pm Leave a comment

Beading Basics

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Some great info links from Beadalon:

 http://www.beadalon.com/designersden.asp

 

March 31, 2008 at 1:29 pm Leave a comment

How to Use Scrimp Findings

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Click on the link below for details and video instructions

March 31, 2008 at 11:24 am 1 comment

How to Crimp with Crimping Pliers

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Check out this informative tutorial from Beadaroo

http://www.beadaroo.com/techniques/view/closecrimpbeads

February 23, 2008 at 3:15 pm Leave a comment

How to make a Mothers Day bracelet

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Try out this indepth tutorial from How to make jewelry.com

http://www.how-to-make-jewelry.com/mother-day-bracelet.html

February 20, 2008 at 3:53 pm 1 comment

How to Use Crimp Beads and Crimp Pliers to make Jewellery

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Check out this informative guide to crimping jewellery from “RocknRocks”

http://www.rocknrocks.com/how_to_use_crimp_beads.html

January 12, 2008 at 2:45 pm Leave a comment


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