Beginner’S Guide To Making Jewelry
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This is the absolute basics of beading. Good materials you should have, and the most basic bracelet you can make.

This is the absolute basics of beading. Good materials you should have, and the most basic bracelet you can make.

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  • 1. Beginner’s Guide to Making Jewelry
    By: Kayla Sorey
  • 2. Tools Every Beader Should Have
    Round Nose Pliers
    Chain Nose Pliers
    Crimper Tool
    Nipper Tool
    Flat Nose Pliers
  • 3. Stringing Materials
    Beadalon 19 Strand Wire
    Beadalon 49 Strand Wire
    Beadalon Memory Wire
  • 4. Different Strands sizes determine the strength of the wire
  • 5. Pretty Beads!
    Swarovski Crystal Beads
    Chinese Crystal
  • 6. Pretty Beads cont...
    Czech Glass
    Bali Beads
  • 7. ....and more beads…
    Freshwater Pearls
    Murano Glass
  • 8. Clasps
    Lobster Claws
    Toggle Clasps
  • 9. Bead Findings
    Crimp Beads
    Wire Guardians
  • 10. Bead Sizes
    The sizes of beads are measured in millimeters by diameter.
    There are 4 mm, 6 mm, 8 mm, 10 mm.
    These are the most common sizes used, types of beads might vary in sizes.
  • 11. Basic Bracelet
    Cut a piece of beading wire about 10 inches.
    On one end attach the clasp of your choice.
  • 12. Basic Bracelet
    Then string through the wire guardian and through the crimp bead.
  • 13. Basic Bracelet
    Use your crimping tool to close the crimp bead.
  • 14. Basic Bracelet
    String desired beads in any pattern you want, to you desired length.
  • 15. Basic Bracelet
    After you are finished stringing the beads, string the wire guardian, toggle, and crimp bead.
  • 16. Basic Bracelet
    Close the crimp bead with you crimper tool. Cut off any excess wire.
  • 17. Work Cited
    www.auntiesbeads.com
    www.artbeads.com
    www.fusionbeads.com