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Chain and Cord Techniques

Bent Head Pin Bail

Step 1Slide one 3" head pin through the front of a center drilled bead. Step 2Measure the distance between the bead hole and the edge of the bead. Step 3Using the tips of your chain nose pliers, grasp the head pin at the same distance from the bead that you measured in step 2. Step 4With your finger, push the wire to a 90° angle.

Applying Tool Magic

Step 1Make sure the tips of the pliers are clean and dry. Step 2Work in a well ventilated area. Separate the pliers so they are not touching. Step 3Slowly lower the plier tips into the Tool Magic. Only lower the tips, do not cover the box joint of the tool. Step 4Slowly pull the tool out of the Tool Magic at an even speed. Step 5

Applying Jewelry Shield

Step 1Shake the Jewelry Shield gently. Make sure you are in a well ventilated area. Step 2Hold the metal finding or bead with pliers or tweezers. Apply a coat of Allergy Jewelry Shield. Step 3Let dry 20 minutes between coats. Repeat as needed. Let dry completely overnight before wearing.

Wine Markers

Step 1Grasp the jump ring on either side of the opening with two pairs of chain nose pliers.Step 2Open the jump ring by moving one side towards you and the other side away from you. Step 3Hook a charm into your jump ring. Step 4To close your jump ring, grasp the jump ring on either side of the opening with two pairs of chain nose pliers.
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