How To String Beads Tightly Using Tigertail and a Magnetic Barrel-Type Clasp
How do I draw beads up tight using tigertail and a magnetic barrel-type clasp?
I have no problem using co-polymer cording and melting it to form a knot inside the clasp, but are there any tricks to using tigertail with a magnetic clasp, and being able to get the beads drawn up close? (Barrel type clasp with hole thru, not with loops on the ends).
The trick to drawing the beads up close using tigertail is to crimp the end using a crimp tube. You'll need to use a pair of crimping pliers to crimp the tube properly, and fold it over.
Because you'll be crimping only one strand of tigertail, I'd recommend using a pair of micro-crimping pliers and the smallest crimp tubes - I believe they're size 1/0 (pronounced one ought)
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