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How to Use a Bead Tip

Finishing Thread with a Bead Tip
designed byArtbeads
Skill LevelBeginner
TechniqueCrimps, Bails & Connectors
Time1-3 hours
Get a clean finish for beading thread with a bead tip.
  • Instructions
  • Supplies

Bead tips are great for use with silk and other bead stringing threads. We DO NOT recommend you use them on bracelets. Bracelets get much harder wear than a necklace, and the loop end of the bead tips are quite flexible and could come undone more easily on a bracelet.

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Add all available items to your cart at once or edit the quantities below. Nice choice! All or most of the products needed for this project are shown below with quantities. Sometimes we sell out of components and aren’t able to order more from the manufacturer (we know, it is very disappointing to us, too). Use the opportunity to mix up the design and make it yours by substituting similar products or altering the entire color scheme—it’s up to you!
Knotting Tweezers
Code TOOL-112
1
$4.49
$3.95
Sterling Silver Clam Shell Bead Tip (Calotte)
Code SS-BDTIP2
Material Sterling Silver .925 Place Of Origin USA
1
$0.52
$0.46
10 $0.45 $0.40
Chain Nose Pliers
Code TOOL-106
1
$7.49
$6.74
GS Hypo Cement
Code GS-HYPO
Place Of Origin USA Important This item can only be shipped by ground transportation
1
$4.99
$4.44
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