March 16, 2014

How To | Two Ways to Use Bead Caps

How to use bead caps Fall For DIY

Bead caps are great for adding decorative accents to simple beads. It’s like dipping beads into metallic gold with extra delicate detailing. Using bead caps is a really quick and easy way to give your jewellery a little extra and make it fit with the more decadent trends.

How to Two Ways To Use Beads Caps

Fall For DIY How to Two Ways To Use Beads Caps

How to Two Ways To Use Beads Caps Fall For DIY

Instructions

To make a single loop pendant using a headpin:

1. Thread your headpin through the bead and then the bead cap.

2. Bend the headpin 90 degrees and cut around 1 cm from the hole.

3. Turn a loop in the headpin as shown in this post

4. Attach the pendant to a necklace using a jump ring as shown here

To make double sided pendant using an eyepin:

1. Thread your eyepin through a bead cap, then the bead and then another bead cap. Make sure the bead caps are concave against the bead.

2. Bend the headpin 90 degrees and cut around 1 cm from the hole.

3. Turn a loop in the headpin as shown in this post

4. Attach the pendant to a necklace by opening both loops slightly and threading the chain onto the wires before closing them up again.

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