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Sterling Cable and Stringing Thimble (.021 Inch Hole)

Sterling Cable and Stringing Thimble (.021 Inch Hole)
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Sterling Cable and Stringing Thimble (.021 Inch Hole)
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Code: SS-CBLTH01
1-4950-99100+
$0.34$0.29$0.25

Measurements: Length 4.5mm, Width 3.5mm
Color: Silver
Material: 925 Sterling Silver
Place of Origin: USA

Overall Rating:
(5 out of 5 based on 41 reviews)

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Sterling Cable and Stringing Thimble (.021 Inch Hole)
Cable thimbles are a great way to protect your wires from fraying as it rubs against the metal of your clasps. This sterling silver cable and stringing thimble will help you accomplish that task with its simple, yet elegant design. The smooth silver has been polished, adding to its appeal. Use them to finish necklaces, bracelets or earrings. This thimble hole is .021 inches allowing you to use it with jewelry wire up to 24 gauge or .020 inches. Just use your favorite wire and crimp tube with this sterling silver cable and stringing thimble and you'll have a piece that is sure to become an instant classic. For other great finishing touches, check out the rest of Artbeads.com's cable thimbles.


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Overall rating:  5
Posted By: tina marie treasures on etsy
verified customer
Cable and stringing thimbleApril 15, 2014
I love these wire guards, especially when using 28 or 30 gauge wire. I use them on 3 strand braided necklaces and they fit perfectly.



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Posted By: OSUAurora
verified customer
May 23, 2013
These are great. I love that they protect your wire from rubbing and they give my creations a beautiful finished look.



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Posted By: Libby
verified customer
Nice finish...April 17, 2013
These small stringing thimbles will give your necklace and/or bracelet an elegant look. They also protect the wire. I just started using them again...I wonder why I ever stopped.



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Posted By: clmaui
verified customer
December 13, 2012
I use these on all my bracelets and necklaces to protect my wires.



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Posted By: designbymaggie
verified customer
Perfect!August 22, 2012
Excellent Quality, Great price. Just the right size too! Love these!



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Overall rating:  5
Posted By: rasaar
verified customer
perfect qualityJune 16, 2012
these add beauty and a professional strength to any design



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Posted By: kapers
verified customer
a professional finish to your designsJuly 15, 2011
As well as protecting your wire from fraying, these are the perfect size to finish necklaces using either fine (.013) or heavier (.018) wire, and teamed withsterling silver crimp covers they provide the perfect finish to your designs.



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Posted By: censtudios
verified customer
my favorite size stringing thimbleJuly 14, 2011
This sterling silver thimble is my favorite because it works on both the small and medium diameters of 49 strand beadalon wire. Using the thimbles makes my work look more professional and is important when working with heavy gemstones.



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Posted By: SusanLynne
verified customer
The Perfect Finishing Touch!May 29, 2011
I love these!!! It's a good thing I have very small hands and fingers though with the .021 inch hole. The other sizes are a little easier to handle. But with small clasps only the .021 will do. These are a great product.



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Posted By: GracieFarin
verified customer
Functional beautyMay 25, 2011
I just started using these and I love the way it finishes my pieces.



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Posted By: NixiBeads
verified customer
Adds a nice touchMay 3, 2011
Adds a nice touch as well as strength to the pieces I made...very nice and easy to use.



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Posted By: Catz
verified customer
February 10, 2011
These are great to finish off your work and give whatever you are doing, a professional look and they give added strength the the ends.



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Posted By: beadyeyed
verified customer
Nimble ThimbleFebruary 8, 2011
If you are looking to match size, this fits fine, small, to medium gauge wire. My customers make comments that my jewelry looks so professional. When I prompted them for a reason they usually point out that I use the wire thimbles. Though seemingly such a small insignificant detail, it makes for such a tremendous finished product.



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Posted By: Pumpkin
verified customer
Love this finding!January 7, 2011
I use these thimbles every time I make a bracelet or necklace. I've yet to have anything break from excess wear and tear...these are great!



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Posted By: lnbee
verified customer
December 30, 2010
These add strength and give a very professional look to every piece that they're used on. I never string without them. Can be a little fragile, but if you're careful there should not be any problems.



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Posted By: beadinspired
verified customer
Just the Right Finishing TouchDecember 5, 2010
I use these to finish any necklace or bracelet designs. It keeps the pressure off the stringing material I use. When these are used, the items seem to have a higher quality look. Just be careful though, they bend out of shape easily.



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Posted By: Desirade
verified customer
It's all in the detailsSeptember 2, 2010
This is the kind of accessory that takes your work from good to excellent. You don't have to use it to accomplish a good finished product but you'll get to the next level if you do.



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Posted By: WILLIE
verified customer
Nice finishing touchJune 17, 2010
Used on a bracelet and it gives a finishing touch that is professional and quality looking. However, this size is smaller and the 49 strand wire I used would not fit through it until I widened the hole with a needle, so you may want to buy the next size up if you're using 49 strand wire.Thank you for your review. You can use 49 strand wire with this cable thimble as strand count does not effect the thickness of a jewelry wire. This thimble hole is .021 inches allowing you to use it with jewelry wire up to 24 gauge or .020 inches.



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Posted By: newbybeader10
verified customer
Silver Wire Guardians Make It ClassyJune 15, 2010
These wire guardians or cable and stringing thimbles are the perfect finishing touch to your projects. It gives some needed extra strength to the "endings" and looks elegant. I will probably use them all the time in future projects because I like the look and without the guardians, it just looks bare.



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Posted By: texasbeadgirl
verified customer
love itJune 4, 2010
Love this item, so many times a bracelet has broken from the wire rubbing on the clasp. I use them for everything I make.



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Overall rating:  4
Posted By: none
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CarolJune 1, 2010
I really like these thimbles, but do wish that someone would come up with a thimble that is closed completely. It looks more professional.



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Posted By: Keybeader
verified customer
Quality+++May 31, 2010
Excellent finishing piece; makes jewelry more appealing and guards against stinging material breaking. I can always count on Artbeads to provide a quality product, which in turn allows me to create a quality product.



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Posted By: Mamaruu
verified customer
a beautiful finishMay 24, 2010
Using a stringing thimble changes a plain crimped finish to a beautiful and strong finish on your design. My customers who wear their bracelets constantly tell me they never see any fraying or wear on the closure and they sure look wonderful too. I'm using these on all my designs!



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Posted By: Scotty
verified customer
Protects your wireMay 19, 2010
I use the sterling cables for all my work where they will fit. They are easy to use & protect the wire from rubbing on the clasp thus making your project last much longer & safely. Work wonderful on necklaces & bracelets.



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Posted By: ESJewelry
verified customer
Absolutely Wonderful!May 11, 2010
I use these for practically ALL of my bracelets and necklaces, especially ones with gemstones!! I think it's great that there is finally something that prevents the wire from fraying on the clasp.



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Posted By: CTbyTracy
verified customer
The right end piece!May 5, 2010
I love to use these on my custom bracelets! They really make the ends look so clean and professional!



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Posted By: ronnee
verified customer
Love thisMay 4, 2010
great addition to bracelets and necklaces. happy that i found it



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Posted By: Lucky
verified customer
Excellent productApril 30, 2010
Very easy to use.It gives a professional look to the bracelets and necklaces I have made and I have raves from my clients. Thanks Artbeads for bringing excellent products with good prices too!



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Posted By: Michele
verified customer
Necessary for finishJuly 22, 2009
I no longer finish any necklace,bracelet of anklet without using astringing thimble but I have an easier name to call them by I call them wire guardians because they keep your string wire from fraying and present a much more finishedlook to your piece!!



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Posted By: Donna / dickie.nee
verified customer
Excellent to use with seed bead/crystal ProjectsJuly 5, 2009
I use these thimbles to finish off the ends of any braclets/earrings that I am making with Fireline(Best weaving product out!)
I thread the end piece through a 3mm gold or silver bead first, because it makes the finished project look nicer. You just have to make sure that you are using a thin flexible needle and thread so the 'tunnel' doesn't break, as you have to go through it a couple of times to make it secure. The larger the thimble, the larger the tunnel.
I dab on a little bit of glue on the exposed area to finish off.
This product is great!




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Posted By: Minnie
verified customer
These things rock!June 25, 2009
I have been using the cable and stringing thimbles with the twisted crimps for over a year now and I would never go back to the regular crimp tubes. These look great and I feel they are far more secure. I've had regular crimp tubes come loose after I completed my project, but I've never had one of these break or come loose. I now own them in sterling and gold! Fabulous!



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Posted By: karen
verified customer
great productMarch 1, 2009
I tried these with a Swarovski crystal necklace I made for my mom and now use them on all strung necklaces and larger bracelets. They take the stress off the stringing material, assuring confident wear even with heavier beads. The thimbles add a professional finish to these pieces as well and look great with any silver clasp.



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Posted By: Kim
verified customer
excellent productFebruary 28, 2009
The easiest and least expensive way to finish a project professionally. The low cost of this item can really add dollars to the sale price of a piece and it looks nice as well.



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Posted By: Nikki
verified customer
wonderful addition to any necklaceFebruary 26, 2009
I use these on all of my jewelry items that require wire. It protects the wire from damage over years of use.



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Posted By: Megan
verified customer
Such a great product !September 29, 2008
This product makes the piece look better!



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Posted By: Carole Novak
verified customer
Great Finish!September 17, 2008
This cable thimble (wire guard) allows me to change the necklace or bracelet clasp to what the customer wants: toggle or lobster without redoing the necklace. Also I can add my identifying charm to it without compromising the ability to connect the clasp quickly and easily. Looks Great too.



6 people found this review helpful

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Posted By: Allison
verified customer
FabulousSeptember 6, 2008
I'm so glad I gave these a try. They finish a bracelet or necklace beautifully!



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Posted By: Kathryn
verified customer
So great!August 6, 2008
Wow - what an improvement over the French wire or even the knot cups!! These are fabulous and give a much more "finished" look to my work!!



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Posted By: Staci
verified customer
Handy TipMay 28, 2008
I was so glad to find a Handy Tip in your Learning Center on how to use this cable thimble! I was trying to use it all wrong, kept ending up with the wire touching the clasp until I figured out that the clasp goes INSIDE the cable thimble. Thanks for your help with that one, my necklace looks great.



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Posted By: Andi
verified customer
Great for Eyeglass findingsSeptember 13, 2007
They're great for stopping the wire from cutting into the eyeglass holder findings.



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Posted By: Grace
verified customer
Stringing ThimbleSeptember 11, 2007
Really adds a nice finish to jewelry.



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