Summer Savings Week 4: Every Single Gemstone and Artist Bead is On Sale!
Tips & Techniques

Get tips and techniques to become a better beader at Lima Beads.


Using a Crimp Cord End with a Feather

About this Tip:

Crimp cord ends are a great, easy way to make feather earrings and pendants.


The products featured in this tip are listed below.

Step-by-Step Instructions:

Step 1:
Mix a small amount of 2-part epoxy and use a toothpick to place a touch onto the end of the feather.
Step 2:
Slide the crimp cord end onto the end of the feather so that feather is completely though the cord end, but not poking out.
Step 3:
Crimp down both sides using your chain nose pliers.

Designs using this Technique:

Buy Products from this Technique

Read the comments (or add your own)

  1. Fashion Chick aka SC
    Fashion Chick aka SC says:

    Thanks so much for this great technique!! This new addition is very helpful.

  2. No Photo
    C pretznow says:

    awesome idea cant wait ot give it a try

  3. No Photo
    Karen aka kidsauthor says:

    Buying some today, excited to experiment with the feathers!

  4. No Photo
    J Siegel says:

    Great idea! I can see using crimp beads when I make dream catchers!

  5. No Photo
    Janine L says:

    These are by far the prettiest crimps I’ve ever seen :)

  6. juku7
    juku7 says:

    These crimps look great. Guess that’s why they’re out of stock!

  7. Drio
    Drio says:

    Can’t wait to try the feathers and crimp ends. Want to choose my own feathers!☆

Add your thoughts!

  1. No Photo
    YOU say:

    Sign up for a Lima account to comment—it's quick and free!

    Already have an account? Just log in.