Are crimp bead covers necessary?

What size crimp cover do I need?

For those designs where you want to disguise crimped crimp beads, choose crimp covers in the metal and size that suits your design – 3mm crimp covers work well at covering most 1x1mm-2x3mm crimps. However, if your design has 4mm metal beads in it then you may prefer to use 4mm crimp covers.

How do you know what size crimp bead to get?

You want your crimp to succeed so choose the right size but also the thickest metal possible. Generally speaking, a 1mm OD crimp tube of any length is great for use with finer strands of beading wire (. 007 to . 014), 2mm OD crimps are ideal for .

What is crimp area?

1 : something produced by or as if by crimping: such as. a : a section of hair artificially waved or curled. b : a succession of waves (as in wool fiber) c : a bend or crease formed in something.

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