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Jewelry making tools and equipment—useful recommendation

Summary: There is a wide range of jewelry making tools and equipment available for your beading. Although many of them are not always essential, yet they are useful and help a lot when you making jewels. Let’s look at those jewelry making tools and equipment:

Date : Aug 14, 2012

There is a wide range of jewelry making tools and equipment available for your beading. Although many of them are not always essential, yet they are useful and help a lot when you making jewels. Let’s look at those jewelry making tools and equipment:

 

Jewelry making tools and equipment 1: Crimping pliers:

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Crimping pliers are designed for crimping beads. When you want to make the beads firmly fixed in its place, crimping pliers are helpful.

Jewelry making tools and equipment 2: Scissors:
scissors can be classified into different types as well, like side cutters, memory wire shears and so on. But here we recommend only a small sharp scissors, a common type. If small, it is easy for carrying; if sharp, it is convenient to cut thick things, not only to cut wires

Jewelry making tools and equipment 3: Awl:

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An awl is a beading tool typically used for knotting. And when you want to make consistent and tight knots, it will come in handy.

Jewelry making tools and equipment 4: Bead board:

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Bead board is usually comported inside and have curved groove with a measuring scale. It is designed to hold beads when you are doing other parts of a jewelry making project, solving a big problem.

Jewelry making tools and equipment 5: Adhesives:

Resin based glues are ideal use for sticking metal, porcelain and glass, while strong adhesives are useful for sticking non-metal items such as wooden beads.

Jewelry making tools and equipment 6: Tweezers:

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Tweezers can be one of the handiest tools for picking up tiny beads or twist locks when stringing. When bead weaving, tweezers can also help a lot to untangle the weaving parts that are easily getting tangled.

Jewelry making tools and equipment 7: Hammer:

A hammer can be used to flatten wire which will harden the wire and will therefore keep its form better.

Jewelry making tools and equipment 8: Beading needles:

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You will feel a beading needle is a must have item when you are working with thin thread and tiny holed beads.

 

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