What do you use to close a necklace?
You can also a drop of glue (Hypo Cement is perfect) to secure the knot. If you are using a beading wire like Beadalon, Soft Flex or Tiger Tail that doesn’t knot, you can use a crimp bead or crimp tube. These are little metal beads that squash flat, clamping onto the beading wire in place of a knot.
WHAT IS A crimp bead?
Crimp beads are soft metal beads used in place of knots to secure clasps and beads onto un-knottable stringing material such as beading wire. To use crimps, you will need some flat nose pliers to squash the crimps, or speciality crimping pliers that “fold” the bead into a small volume. First, thread crimp onto wire.
How do you tie a beaded necklace with a clasp?
Trim off the excess beading line with a pair of beading scissors. Use bent needle nose pliers to close the clamshell knot cover around the knot. Place a clasp onto an open loop of the clamshell knot end. Use bent needle nose pliers to close the open loop of the clamshell knot cover around the clasp to secure it.
What is the most secure necklace clasp?
In general, the most secure clasps are the lobster, hook and spring ring clasps, which are used for most necklaces and bracelets.
How do you clasp a necklace?
How to Attach a Clasp
- Open up a jump ring with pliers, slide onto the clasp and also the loop at one end of your chain or other material. …
- Use another jump ring to attach to the other end of your chain.
- You can then attach your clasp to the jump ring at the opposite end to close it up.