TAGS: stringing

  • Crimping

    String a crimp tube and pass through the connection finding. Pass back through the tube leaving a short tail. Use the back notch of crimping pliers to pinch the tube into a U, leaving a wire on each side of the bend. Rotate the tube 90° and use the...
  • Stringing

    Stringing is a technique in which you use a beading wire, needle and thread, or other material to gather beads into a strand. Popular stringing materials include beading wire, braided thread, elastic cord, fiber cord, leather cord, nylon thread, silk...
    Published May 15, 2008 2:23 PM by Kat
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  • Tension Bead

    A tension bead (or stopper bead) holds your work in place. To make one, string a bead larger than those you are working with, then pass through the bead one or more times, making sure not to split your thread. The bead will be able to slide along, but...