How to Attach a jewelry clasp

One important part of jewelery making involves properly attaching clasps. This how-to video jewelry making tutorial demonstrates the proper way to attach them. Begin by threading the crimp bead and the clasp onto the bead wire. Using chain nose pliers feed the thread around and loop it back around through the crimp bead. Use the pliers to hold the crimp bead tight. Crimp the bead down securing the wire and clasp.

(1) Part 1 of 2 - How to Attach a jewelry clasp, (2) Part 2 of 2 - How to Attach a jewelry clasp

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I am just starting and I have some of what I call metal corded chain and when I try to put the end clasp on I get it a smashed up. How do I attach an end clasp to this type of metal cord?

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