Back to Basics


When I demo at tradeshows (like BeadFest Philly coming up on April 8-10), many people who come visit the Beadalon Booth ask me about Crimping. Proper crimping can make the difference between an heirloom piece of jewelry and a poorly made design. In this video, I take it back to the basics formula for proper crimping:

Proper size Crimp Tool + proper size Crimp Tube/Bead + proper size Beadalon Bead Stringing Wire = successful crimping!

After you have all of the coordinating materials, make sure you’re following the correct steps for a perfect crimping technique: