Handmade Findings Techniques

Learning new beading skills is a breeze with FusionBeads.com's Techniques! Simply follow along with our step-by-step picture tutorials on many popular handmade findings techniques, such as spiral head pins, making an ear wire and making a clasp, and you'll become a master beader in no time! Each technique page will have a list of materials and tools that you will need, plus any additional tips that we found helpful.

Spiral Head Pin

Paddle Head Pin

Making a French Hoop Ear Wire

Making an Ear Wire

Round Ear Wire Finding

Open French Ear Wire Finding

Oval Ear Wire Finding

Tall Ear Wire Finding

Making a Clasp - Simple Hook

Making a Clasp - Spiral Hook

Making a Clasp - S Hook

Hook and Eye Finding

Toggle Finding

Round Connector Finding

Teardrop Connector Finding

Diamond Connector Finding

5-to-1 Connector Finding

Movable 5-to-1 Connector Finding

Making an S-Link with Multi-Sized Looping Pliers

Ball Head Pin

Making a Fine Silver Ring for Fusing

Hardening a Wire Form

Flattening a Wire Form

Applying Jewelry Shield


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