How do you keep beads from falling off strings?
2: Tape Trick
This is really a no-brainer. Just wrap a piece of tape to the point on your thread where you’d like to start your beadwork. No beads will slip off while you begin, and you can slide the tape off the end of the thread when you’re sure everything’s in place.
What can I use instead of crimp beads?
An alternative to crimp beads and crimp tubes is a newer finding called Screw-Tite Crimps™. Screw-Tite Crimps not only secure your Accu-Flex® beading wire to your clasp, they also allow you to change your clasp for a different one, should you want a different look.
Can you use plastic beads for sand and cement render?
Renderplas PVCu beads are all made locally from exterior grade UV resistant PVCu so they can be installed both inside and out. They are fast and easy to install and perfect for all renders including sand and cement.