How to Create Links using Decorivets

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A decorivet can be made into a link and used within jewerly designs. Use the rivet points to play with different placement options within your jewelry.
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Tip 1A decorivet can be made into a link and used within jewerly designs. Use the rivet points to play with different placement options within your jewelry.
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Step 1

You will need a decorivet and round nose pliers.

Step 2

We have chosen this butterfly decorivet with two rivet points.

Step 3

Use the round nose pliers to grasp the end of one of the rivet points.

Step 4

Gently rotate the pliers to form a loop.

Step 5

Rotate the pliers to get the loop as close to the decorivet as possible.

Step 6

Repeat steps 3-5 for the other rivet point.

Step 7

Congratulations! You have created a link with a decorivet.

         

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