How To Use End Caps For Jewellery Making
End caps are a great component used to secure the end of your necklace or bracelet designs! There are a few different styles of cord ends to choose from - in this tutorial we show you how to use glue-on end caps.
Our sterling silver end caps featured in this tutorial have an inside diameter of approximately 2.4mm and work best for cords which are 2mm thick, such as our leather thonging featured in this tutorial.
For this project you will need:
- Sterling silver end caps
- Leather thonging (2mm) (cut to your desired length)
- Sterling silver carabiner lobster clasp
- Sterling silver 5mm jump rings x2
- Star charm - or choose from our huge selection of charms
- Snipe nose pliers x2 for opening and closing jump rings
- Devcon 5 Minute Epoxy Glue
For more projects, explore our range of jewellery making kits filled with wonderful ideas to inspire your designs - you may also like our range of packaging options if you're making jewellery to give as a gift.
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We have a range of threads from leather thonging, cotton cord, silk thread, hemp cord, suede cord and more. Always check whether the dimensions of your chosen cord is suitable to use with your chosen findings.
This glue is our most recommended glue for jewellery making. It's fast drying, high strength and sets clear while creating high quality bonds. It's also brilliant for all kinds of crafts too! Use it with metal, gemstones, ceramic, concrete and wood.
Discover our wide range of sterling silver & gold vermeil charms to use in your jewellery designs! Perfect for pendant designs, earring drops or for adding to bracelets.
The products used in this project are suggestions to inspire you. Products used were compatible at the time of making but do be aware that stocks can vary, so do use your own judgement as to the compatibility of each item when making.
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If you have any questions, feel free to get in touch with our friendly team who will be more than happy to give you advice over email or on the phone.
You can learn more and find inspiration by visiting our Jewellery Making Tutorials, Jewellery Making Kits and YouTube Channel. Don't forget to follow us on social media and tag us in your designs on Instagram & Facebook, we would love to see!