With single-motif jewels, statement necklaces, all kinds of bracelets (except bangles that don’t have a clasp) and pendants we always face the same question: how to join the components to each other, and how to make sure that the clasps, earrings all turn the right way. Moreover, often we like to add some extra elements, for example, crystal pendants, or different glass components in metal settings. Sometimes the loops of these extra components make it possible to bead through them from front to back, sometimes from side to side.
Luckily, there is a simple solution for all of these situations, and today I’d like to show you some of the favourites that I like to use.
Read further to learn about all of them! In this article you’ll find my tips on joining beaded motifs to each other, and in the next one I’ll show you how to join metal components (clasps, earrings, connectors, drops) to your pieces.