Basics to making jewellery - how to use a calotte/clamshell. Clamshells 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.
If you& thinking of trying some of our free jewelry tutorials for multi-strand designs, then this beginner tip will come in handy. Using Cone Ends gives multi-strand necklaces and bracelets a cleaner, more professional look.