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Bail Techniques

How to Use a Snap on Bail Video

We will show you one of the easiest bails that we carry and how to use it correctly for your next jewelry design

How to Use an Ice Pick Bail Video

Now, we will show you a video of how to use an ice pick bail video? If you are interested in this video, let us have a look together.

Gluing on a Bail

make pendant with glue on bail and flat back cabochon

DIY Pendants Using Nail Polish

Here is what you all need:A clear base coat, nail polish, topcoat, glass cabochons, cabochon trays or jewelry bails, heavy-duty glue, nail polish remover and q-tips or cotton. Step 1: Paint the back of the cabochons with a layer of clear polish or base coat. Be sure that your base coat does not have any color, this needs to be perfectly clear. This will even out any flaws in your glass before you start painting with the colors. Wait until this coat is absolutely dry before moving on to step t

Gluing on a Bail

Step 1Pick the component you would like to glue a bail onto the back of. We chose a heart shaped molded resin piece.Step 2Place a small drop of an adhesive onto the top center of the back of the molded resin piece. We chose to use E6000.Step 3Place the glue back bail of your choice over the adhesive at the top center of the molded resin piece.Step 4Firmly pr

Attaching a Bail - Style 4

Step 1For this technique, choose a pinch bail and a pendant.Step 2If the bail is closed too tightly, you may have to open it before attaching. To open the bail, grasp both sides of the bail with your chain nose or flat nose pliers.Step 3Gently pull the two sides apart just wide enough for the pendant.Step 4Insert one notch of the bail into the hole of the pe

Attaching a Bail - Style 3

Step 1For this technique, choose a 12.5mm Vine Pinch Bail and a 15.4x14mm Swarovski Elements Crystal Briolette.Step 2Insert one notch of the bail into the hole of the briolette.Step 3Insert the other notch of the bail into the other hole of the briolette.Step 4Grip both sides of the bail with your flat nose pliers or your chain nose pliers. Gently squeeze bo

Attaching a Bail - Style 2

Step 1For this technique, choose a snap on bail and a pendant.Step 2Gently press the ring of the pendant against the back of the snap on bail.Step 3Slide the pendant into the snap on bail.Step 4With the bail attached, you can now string your pendant onto cord or a chain.

Attaching a Bail - Style 1

Step 1For this technique, choose a closed bail, a pendant, and a jump ring.Step 2With your chain nose pliers, open the jump ring.Step 3Attach the pendant to the jump ring.Step 4Attach the bail to the jump ring.Step 5Close the jump ring.Step 6With the bail attached, you can now string y