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Magic Crimping

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

Center the crimp bead in the hole of the tool and squeeze.

Step 4

The crimp bead will look like a small ravioli.

Step 5

Open the tool and turn the bead 90 degrees (keep it centered in the hole) and squeeze.

Step 6

Continue rounding the crimp bead by repeating Step 5 about 3-4 times.

Step 7

When the bead is rounded and secure, it should look like a smooth 2mm round bead.

Step 8

Using your wire cutter, cut off the short end of the Soft Flex.

Step 9

String your favorite beads.

Step 10

Repeat Steps 1-8 to finish your piece of jewelry. Congratulations!