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Illustrated Craft Tutorial - How To Start and Finish Off Bracelets and Necklaces

This is one of the many ways to finish off a basic jewelry piece. It is a simple technique to learn.

 

 

How to Finish off a Jewelry Piece 1

1. The first step is to insert your wires through the clamshell fastener with the “open mouth” towards the wire ends.

How to Finish off a Jewelry Piece 2

2. Now add a crimping bead where you would like to have the fastener at and squeeze it tight with pliers. The crimping bead cannot be moved anymore.

How to Finish off a Jewelry Piece 3

3. Slide the clamshell fastener over the crimping bead.

How to Finish off a Jewelry Piece 4

4. Use flat pliers and close the clamshell so that it encloses the crimping bead.

How to Finish off a Jewelry Piece 5

5. Snip away any ends hanging out of the clamshell fastener. Now add your closure piece to the hook of the clamshell hook fastener.

How to Finish off a Jewelry Piece 6

6. Use pliers again and now close the hook. Repeat this step for the other end of the jewelry piece.

 

 

 

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