Q: Dear Bailey,
Isn’t there a way to secure beads on the wire without a crimp bead?
A: Hi Jerry,
Thanks so much for your question. Crimp beads and tubes are really the best way to secure beads when working with jewelry wire. Crimping is so quick and easier than knotting and using glues. A well done crimp allows you to cut the tail of the wire strand right up to the crimp, you can use crimp covers over the bead or tube or you can hide the crimp in a larger bead or cone. A basic pair of crimping pliers such as TOOL-100 is a worthwhile investment.
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