Quick Tip: How to Open a Crimp Cover

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Designer: Alexandra Smith
Skill Level: Any Level
In this video, you will see how to open a crimp cover using super fine chain nose pliers. This technique is handy for widening crimp covers to fit over larger sized crimps as well as leather cord and wire.
Audio Transcript
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hi this is Alexandra with beadaholique.com and a crimp cover these superfine chain nose pliers are very handy for slipping into a crimp cover often times they'll come partially open but not as wide as you might need and so if you insert the tool you can just widen them like so and we'll open them out for the bead for you sometimes there are other beads like these that double as seamed metal beads and those can act as crew covers also we open the same way and these six size six o metal seed beads are handy for that as well this is a quick tip hope you found it helpful and also these are some projects where I found that technique to be useful fitting over some flattened memory wire and also over leather thanks for watching you

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