truebluemeandyou: Jewelry Making for Beginners. Still one of the best series of posts on attaching clasps of all types that I use as a reference.
DIY Jewelry Making for Beginners: How to Attach Clasps Tutorials by Teahab Part One and Two.
Part One How to Attach Clasps here. It covers:
- Using Box Clasps for thicker cord
- Using Crimp Tube with Loop for thinner cords
- Using Ribbon Ends for fabric and ribbon
Part Two How to Attach Clasps here. It covers:
- Crimps and Callottes for cords
- Wire Guardians for heavier pieces
- Wire Wrapping for multiple strands
DIY Beginner Memory Wire Bracelet with Crimp Beads Tutorial from One Artsy Mama here. If you’ve seen memory wire and wanted to try it out, this is an easy and cheap way to get started.
DIY Morse Code Bracelets Using Crimp Beads Tutorial from Teahab here. If you’ve followed my blog you will know that I gave morse code necklaces as gifts last winter based on Thanks, I Made It’s Tutorial I posted here (and included the above Morse Card Chart with each necklace). For the Morse Code Chart go here, or for one with abbreviations and punctuation marks go here. Also you can use the military phonetic alphabet here or here.
DIY Easy Glass Bead Bracelets Tutorial from Delighted Momma here. This is the perfect tutorial for introducing a child to beading because the tutorial clearly demonstrates how to use a crimp beads, jump rings, and how to attach a clasp.
Truebluemeandyou: Reblogging because this is an excellent tutorial for beginners.
DIY Silk Stacking Rings. One of the easiest DIYs I’ve seen that still looks nice. Silk cord and crimp beads. In the comments section one person added beads and used cheap hemp cord. Tutorial from The Lovely Dept. here.