Basics to making jewellery - how to use a calotte/clamshell. Clamshells are used to attach your jewellery design to a clasp. They're great for multi-stranded jewellery or strings and threads like nymo which can wear away when you use finishes like crimps.
Lots of tutorials for making jewelry! Creating a Simple Loop, a Wrapped Loop Using a Head Pin. Using Clamshell Bead Tips (Lightweight Silk, Cotton or Linen Cord)… Making Loops. Creating and Using Connectors. Using Stretchy Cord.
Basics to making jewellery - how to use a folding crimp. Folding crimps are used to fix your jewellery design to a clasp. They're used on thicker threads that can't fit into crimps or calottes - Come si usano le chiusure per i cordini