Attach settings for Swarovski fancy stones with wire

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helensmith2 wrote
on Mar 15, 2013 9:51 AM


I want to enter the new I-beads, Swarovski and beadalon competition that has started on I-Beads as I reeeeaaaally want to win those prizes! (500 euro hamper of Swarovski and beadalon products! and 100 euro voucher!) but I haven't worked with the fancy stones and the settings before and i was wondering, what's the best way to join them with wire to be secure? help please 

heres the competition:

and fb page:


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Beadiecat wrote
on Mar 18, 2013 3:57 PM

Are you going to be using bead-stringing wire? If so, the most secure way to join them to the clasp at the ends would be to use crimps.

If I'm misunderstanding your question, let me know.


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helensmith2 wrote
on Mar 19, 2013 12:04 PM

hi Cat.


thank you for your reply. I'm not really sure where to start,  i wanted to make a bracelet similar to the one I-Beads used on their picture (in the link above) but i wasn't sure which wire would be best?.. i guess it needs to be flexible but strong.

Sorry..i am very new to this. Then yes using crimps to hold them in place would be good too. I suppose I will just start experimenting. 


Thank You!

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