Enter the World of the Magical Crimp Forming Tool:
This tool works exclusively with a 2mm sterling silver crimps
and 2mm gold filled crimp beads
and .018" or .019" diameter beading wire, for example .018 diameter Beadalon wire
With some practice and a few steps, you will magically transform the crimp bead
into a round bead.
Also see our video instruction
on the use of this and other crimping tools.
Step 1: Center the crimp tube in the hole and squeeze.
Step 2: The crimp bead should resemble a small ravioli. (four flat corners)
Step 3: Turn the bead 90 degrees and center again. Squeeze, open the tool slightly and repeat 3-4 times until the bead in rounded.
Step 4: Now the bead should look like a 2mm bead!