How To: Secure crimp beads using chain-nose pliers

Secure crimp beads using chain-nose pliers

This video shows the viewer how to secure crimp beads using both crimping pliers and chain-nose pliers for the purpose of jewelry making. The video uses two millimeter crimp beads, beading wire, and both sets of pliers to demonstrate the technique. To crimp using the crimping pliers, the viewer will utilize both notches of the pliers to crimp the bead onto the wire. In order to crimp using the chain-nose pliers, one must simply flatten the bead onto the wire. Crimping is a good method to securely fasten the bead to the wire and is an essential part in jewelry making. The video includes pictures and other tips as well.

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