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…Jump Rings…

Easy, right?  DIY Jewelry Making 101.  Hook charms/chains/clasps, etc. together with  jump rings.  But, when you’re starting out and don’t actually know how to open a jump ring, you’re likely to end up with something like this:

(Because you just pulled it apart, right?  I did…)

And then, after you try to close it back up, you’ll probably have something like this:

(Because you pushed it back together, hoping it would go back to it’s original shape…)

And, then you play with it a little…

Maybe???

But, you really know that it’s supposed to look like this:

So, let’s just take a minutes and talk about How to Properly Open and Close a Jump Ring.  (It really is easy!)

So, just click here for a quick tutorial

Or

Here for a 20 second video

And, you’ll never ruin another jump ring again!

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Want to make your own jewelry? But not sure how to open a jump ring properly? Check out this tutorial on how to open and close a jump ring (the right way), and make your own beautiful DIY jewelry now! #DIYjewelrytips #DIYjewelrytutorials #makejewelry #jumpringtips

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