Basics to making jewellery - how to use a calotte. Calottes are used to attach your jewellery design to a clasp. They're great for multi-stranded jewellery or strings and threads like nymo which can wear away when you use finishes like crimps.
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In the 20 years I've been making wire wrapped jewelry, I've been asked so many times what pliers to use. I put together this little info graphic with pictures of my pliers to give you a better idea. Have a question? Come find me on Facebook! :) www.facebook.com/VioletCottage