How do you make a beaded necklace without a clasp?

What can I use to hold beads in place?

Just wrap a piece of tape to the point on your thread where you’d like to start your beadwork. No beads will slip off while you begin, and you can slide the tape off the end of the thread when you’re sure everything’s in place. These little coiled gizmos are great for holding beads in place on stringing wire.

What can I use instead of crimp beads?

An alternative to crimp beads and crimp tubes is a newer finding called Screw-Tite Crimps™. Screw-Tite Crimps not only secure your Accu-Flex® beading wire to your clasp, they also allow you to change your clasp for a different one, should you want a different look.

How do you secure a beaded necklace?

How to Finish a Necklace or Bracelet Using Crimp Beads:

  1. Place a crimp bead or tube on the end of the necklace add a jump ring.
  2. Insert the loose end of the necklace into the crimp bead. …
  3. Use crimp pliers to close the crimp bead and secure it to the beading line or necklace.
  4. Trim away excess beading line with scissors.

How do you put a necklace on without a clasp?

Instead of using a clasp you will feed both ends of beading wire through the same crimp tube, going in opposite directions, and then crimp the crimp tube. After you have crimped the tube you will hide it with a crimp bead cover. This technique works great for long necklaces that can easily slip over the head.

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What do you call a necklace with no clasp?

Lariat necklaces are also known as a rope or Y-necklace. In terms of length, this necklace is longer than opera length. Lariat necklaces don’t have a clasp. … Style tip: Lariat necklaces are very versatile because the long rope can be fashioned in a number of ways.