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How to Use a Premade Extender Chain

Step 1

String a crimp bead onto the Soft Flex.

Step 2

String one end of the clasp on the Soft Flex. Then go back through the crimp bead, creating a loop around the clasp.

Step 3

Make sure that the wires are lying parallel to each other. Place the crimp bead into the back notch of the crimping pliers.

Step 4

Squish the crimp bead with the crimping pliers.

Step 5

Turn the crimp bead a quarter turn and place the crimp bead in the front notch of the crimping pliers.

Step 6

Gently squish the crimp bead with the crimping pliers. This will fold the crimped bead over on itself.

Step 7

Use the wire cutter to cut off the small tail of the Soft Flex.

Step 8

String beads onto the Soft Flex until you have reached your desired length.

Step 9

String a crimp bead and the end of the premade extender chain on the Soft Flex. Pass the Soft Flex back through the crimp bead, creating a loop around last link in the premade extender chain and crimp with the crimping pliers.