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Crimp Beads for Stretchy Cord
by: Ruralrose

I would like to know if this is possible as well.

I would fear the crimp would eventually, if not immediately, cut the cord.

Why magnet clasps? I always thought the best part of stretchy cord was that it needed no clasp, lol! I use a trip to secure the ends without a crimp.

My last bead is always unique, but it is also disguising that the string has gone through it twice securing the end.

Awaiting the answer too, peace for all

Ruralrose, www.lifethroughthecracks.blogspot.com

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Stretchy Cords and Crimps
by: ce_ryder

I've used crimp beads for stretchy cord, but the crimp sometimes cuts through after awhile.

I read that it's better to knot it, and a surgeon's knot was recommended, but I still haven't mastered that knot.... Hope that helps

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stretchy cord
by: mom2girls

I've made quite a few stretchy bracelets and personally I just tie the off with a good old square knot. I then glue the knot with superglue. I use a 1 mm thick transparent plastic stretchy cord versus elastic, and if you put superglue on plastic it WILL NOT come loose. I've had a couple of bracelets that I've redone when after a couple of years of wear the cord begins to lose its elasticity, and I COULD NOT untie the knot. I actually had to cut the cord.

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