Katie Hacker has designed a line of components for Beadalon, which will help you to jazz up your stringing projects in a flash. She calls them Katiedids, and I received a package of them to try out. Mine are the type that have the hole in the center, so I decided to suspend a large glass pearl. I decided I didn't want any dangles, so I used a very small crimp to stop the beading wire inside the channel instead of on the outside:
What many folks do is use the beading wire to run more beads through the open channel, but I decided to use some acrylic "gems" instead and suspend them in resin. You can see that the beading wire is still sticking out from the top hole, so all I have to do now is create a seed bead bail, string a long lariet-style necklace, string up a bracelet, or whatever else I want! You can find the complete line of Katiedids wherever Beadalon products are sold.
As regards FTC disclosure guidelines: I have received one package of Katiedids free of charge from Beadalon in order to write a review and/or create a project free of charge for you. I have not been paid for my endorsement as it pertains to the products received.
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