Do your beads keep falling off your jewelry designs? This is an up close tutorial on how to properly close a crimp bead. Clip is from the DVD Beginner Jewelry Making by Stari Girl Jewelry. Learning the proper techniques and tools are essencial for a beginner.  
I added this video to my favorites when I first discovered it. I went back today to watch it again and it's gone. Has this happened to anyone else? I liked her demonstration. I guess I'll have to look for a new one.
<p>Hello, I see the tutorial here on the page. what is happening on your end?</p><p>Thank you, Terry</p>
Obrigada, eu adorei a dica. <br>Thanks, I Loved the hint.
Excellent camera work. You also have a wonderfully patient and clear speaking voice. What a superb tutorial. THANK YOU
I keep seeing those beads and pliers at Michael's but couldnt figure out what they were for. Thanks for clarifying.
This is very well done.&nbsp; If you do it exactly like the demo, it should work very well.&nbsp; What she did not mention is that there are different sizes of crimp beads and wires which require different sizes of crimping tools.&nbsp; I like to use two crimps, which is a little sloppy.&nbsp; <br />
I use 2 crimps also, I feel that it gives the piece extra strength. If it gets to sloppy looking I just use a crimp bead cover, they help with sharp edges too. <br>I'm far from a beginner at jewelry making but learn new things all the time. I watched this crimp bead tutorial and will have to watch it over and over because I can never get them nice like the video.
<br> Yes, very well done!&nbsp; Here I was told the two different holes were for different sizes - not that they were needed for different functions!&nbsp; I might use a crimp once per year, its nice to know how to correctly!&nbsp; Thanks!<br>

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Bio: Stari Girl Jewelry started in 2003 when I took my jewelry making class using sterling silver wire at Ringling School of Art, here in Sarasota ... More »
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