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« on: October 02, 2005 10:33:03 AM »

how do you close jump rings? whenever i use them, things always slip through & i don't know how to stop it. Do you burn them? thanks.
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« Reply #1 on: October 03, 2005 09:20:13 AM »

 Check this page for a visual...

http://www.beading-frenzy.com/beading_techniques_wire_work.htm


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« Reply #2 on: October 09, 2005 09:56:24 PM »

HardCandy63,

  You can actually buy some jump ring pliers that are designed to make it easy to close jump rings. Jump ring pliers have a nose that looks like this () if you look at them head on. They are designed to close the jump ring uniformly and work rather well. Much easier to use than trying to get two pairs of pliers to cooperate.   Cheesy
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« Reply #3 on: October 11, 2005 05:50:33 PM »

Jump ring pliers are the best tool I have found to use on them. If you can't find those small needle nose pliers work just fine.
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« Reply #4 on: October 12, 2005 04:25:22 PM »

thank you!
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