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How to Attach a Clamshell Bead Tip (Video)

by nikki on Oct.06, 2009, under Handmade Jewelry, Jewelry Making

Wondering the easiest way to attach a clamshell bead tip to the end of your wire(s)? This video tutorial shows you how!



  • Slide the clamshell bead tip (with the loop facing out) onto the end of the wire(s).
  • Slide a crimp bead onto the end of the wire(s) as close to the end as possible.
  • Crimp the crimp bead.
  • Slide the clamshell back over the crimp bead.
  • Close the clamshell.

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Nikki Katz is a freelance writer and work-at-home-mom who loves the creativity of making her own jewelry and coming up with fun designs. She and her mom, Barb Lauritzen, came up with the idea for after they realized there were very little ready-to-make jewelry kits available for jewelry making enthusiasts! They hope you enjoy their ideas, tutorials, and kits – and are always open to suggestions.
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