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Mixed Media, Rhinestones -

There is a PDF as well as a video here to show you how to make both types of bead caps and combine them into charms.   See the written instructions for a Rhinestone Bead Cap here.  This provides the supply list of what you will need. Below is a video to show you step by step how to make these items.  First you'll learn to make Rhinestone Bead Caps, then, we'll switch gears and make some black and white bead caps with Shrinkets using mold from www.juliehaymaker.com  

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Beginner Skills, Rhinestones -

Getting rhinestones ready to work into chainmaille pieces is a skill in itself.  Watch this video that goes through all the specific types of rhinestone montee beads and how to mount them onto jump rings.  This will allow you to make a wide spectrum of projects.  This work is extremely small and can be difficult to learn.  You should have good eye sight and be comfortable working with small items in order to do this.

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