HOW TO USE COIL CRIMPS

Coil Crimps are mostly used for leather cords, suede cords, waxed linen cords, thick hemp cords and ribbons. There are different sizes, so make sure you choose the right size for the cord you are using. The following short tutorial will demonstrate the correct way on how to use coil crimps.

 Beaded Creations offers various sizes and colors of coil crimps in their online store at:  http://www.bidorbuy.co.za/seller/366992/Beadingcreations

TUTORIAL

MATERIALS NEEDED:

Coil Crimps of your choice and size
Cord, Leather, Suede or Ribbon of your Choice


TOOLS NEEDED:

Flat Nose Pliers

Silver Tone Coil Crimp


STEP 1

Insert the cord into the Coil Crimp.

Insert the cord into the Coil Crimp

STEP 2

Use your pliers to flatten the first coil (ring). Release your pliers and pull the cord slightly to ensure that it is securely in place. If not, press it tighter until it is secure. 

Flatten the first coil with your pliers

STEP 3

The flattened first coil will look like this.

The flattened first coil

STEP 4

You can now finish off your piece by attaching a clasp to one end of your necklace or bracelet, and a jump ring to the other end.

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