Copper Crimp Cover Beads, Choice of Size

Copper Crimp Cover Beads, Choice of Size


Create stunning jewelry with our durable and stylish Copper Crimp Cover Beads. Browse our selection and find the perfect size and style for your project today.

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Elevate Your Jewelry Designs with Copper Crimp Covers: A Touch of Style and Security

For jewelry makers seeking a professional and polished finish, Copper Crimp Cover Beads offer a simple yet effective solution. These small, versatile components add a touch of style while ensuring the secure fastening of beads and findings in your creations.

Design Ideas for Every Creation

Copper Crimp Cover Beads, available in two popular sizes – 3mm and 4mm – seamlessly integrate into a wide range of jewelry designs. Here are some inspiring ideas to get you started:

  • Necklaces: Secure clasps, crimp beads, or knots at the ends of your necklace cords or chains for a clean and finished look.
  • Earrings: Conceal crimps used to attach jump rings or headpins to ear wires, creating a professional presentation.
  • Bracelets: Finish your woven or strung bracelets with hidden crimps for a polished look.
  • Beadwork: Secure the ends of your beaded strands with hidden crimps before attaching clasps or findings.
  • Jewelry Repairs: Breathe new life into old pieces by replacing worn or damaged crimp covers for a refreshed look.

Choosing the Right Size for Your Needs

Selecting the appropriate size crimp cover ensures optimal functionality and a flawless finish. Here’s a quick guide:

  • 3mm Crimp Covers: These are ideal for use with delicate materials in your jewelry making, such as thin cords, threads, and finer gauge wires (typically 18 gauge or higher). They offer a discreet and polished finish without adding bulk to your designs. For instance, if you’re creating a dainty charm bracelet with silk thread or a delicate gemstone necklace with a thin wire cord, 3mm crimp covers will ensure a secure closure without overpowering the delicate aesthetic of your piece.
  • 4mm Crimp Covers: These are your go-to choice for projects incorporating thicker elements. They provide a secure fit for thicker cords, braids, or heavier gauge wires (typically 16 gauge or lower) commonly used in jewelry making. For example, if you’re crafting a braided leather bracelet or a necklace with a thicker hemp cord, 4mm crimp covers will ensure a strong hold without compromising the look of your design. They can also be useful for multi-strand designs where multiple strands are being crimped together.

Quantity Options to Match Your Project Needs

Copper crimp covers are available in bulk quantities to suit your project needs. Choose from 50, 100, or 250 packs, ensuring you have enough on hand for all your jewelry creations.

The Benefits of Using Copper Crimp Covers

Beyond aesthetics, copper crimp covers offer a multitude of benefits for jewelry makers:

  • Professional Finish: They conceal unsightly crimps or knots, creating a polished and refined look for your finished pieces.
  • Enhanced Security: Crimp covers provide an extra layer of protection against accidental opening of crimps, ensuring your beads and findings stay securely fastened.
  • Durability: Copper is a strong and long-lasting material, ensuring your crimp covers hold up to wear and tear.
  • Easy to Use: These simple components require minimal tools and can be applied quickly and effortlessly.
  • Cost-Effective: Available in bulk quantities, copper crimp covers offer an economical way to elevate the look and functionality of your jewelry.

Elevate Your Craft with Confidence

Copper Crimp Cover Beads are an essential tool for any jewelry maker seeking a professional and secure finish. With their versatility, affordability, and ease of use, these small components can significantly enhance your creations. Choose the size and quantity that best suit your projects, and unlock a world of design possibilities!

Unleash Your Creativity: Design Tips for Using Copper Crimp Covers (3mm & 4mm)

Copper crimp covers, available in 3mm and 4mm sizes and offered in quantities of 50, 100, or 250, are more than just functional components. They can be powerful design elements, adding a touch of style and professionalism to your jewelry creations. Here are some best practices and design ideas to inspire you:

Planning for Success: Choosing the Right Crimp Cover Size

  • Match size to materials: For delicate designs with thin cords or threads (20 gauge wire or higher), 3mm crimp covers provide a discreet and elegant finish.
  • Prioritize strength: Opt for 4mm crimp covers for thicker materials like braids, multiple strands, or heavier gauge wires (typically 16 gauge or lower) used in jewelry making.

Creative Inspiration: Design Ideas for Stunning Jewelry

  • Classic Elegance: Elevate a simple pearl necklace by using 3mm crimp covers to secure the silk thread to the clasp. The small size blends seamlessly, highlighting the beauty of the pearls.
  • Earring Versatility: Create a variety of earring styles! Use 3mm crimp covers to hide crimps on delicate ear wires for lightweight earrings with gemstones or crystals. For bolder statement earrings with heavier materials, utilize 4mm crimp covers for a secure hold.
  • Bohemian Chic: Craft a multi-strand hemp necklace by using 4mm crimp covers to secure the ends of each strand before bringing them together with a larger crimp and clasp. The copper adds a touch of warmth to the natural materials.
  • Textured Delights: Experiment with mixed-media bracelets. Combine leather cord with delicate chains or colorful threads. Secure each material with appropriately sized crimp covers for a unique and visually interesting design.
  • Repair and Revamp: Breathe new life into old pieces! Replace worn or damaged crimp covers on necklaces, bracelets, or earrings. This quick and easy update refreshes the look of your favorite jewelry.

Maximizing Crimp Cover Potential: Additional Tips

  • Color Coordination: Copper crimp covers add a touch of warmth to your designs. Match them with copper beads, spacers, or findings for a cohesive look. If you prefer a more subtle effect, they can also complement various metal tones.
  • Texture Play: Experiment with textured crimp covers. Some manufacturers offer designs with a hammered or diamond pattern, adding a touch of visual interest to your creations.
  • Open and Closed Crimp Covers: Explore both open and closed crimp covers. Open crimp covers allow for easier adjustments, while closed crimp covers offer a more secure hold. Choose the type that best suits your project needs.
  • The Power of Pliers: Invest in good quality round-nose pliers for crimping. The right tool ensures a tight and secure crimp without damaging the crimp cover.
  • Practice Makes Perfect: Before embarking on a complex project, practice crimping on scrap materials. This helps you get comfortable with the technique and ensures a flawless finish on your final pieces.

By incorporating these best practices and design ideas, copper crimp covers (3mm and 4mm) transform from functional components into creative tools. With a little planning and these helpful tips, you can unlock a world of design possibilities and elevate your jewelry creations to the next level.

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Test the Authenticity of Copper Beads

There have been instances where copper beads and findings are sold as pure copper, but upon delivery, customers realize that they are actually plated.


Several methods can be used to test the authenticity of copper beads in your purchases.



When examining an object, it is important to note the color. The copper that is authentic will display a reddish-brown tint, whereas plated items will appear lighter in color.



Copper is not as sturdy as steel. To compare the feel of pure copper and steel or imitation, weigh a copper bead on one hand and a steel bead on the other. Copper is lightweight with a delicate and smooth feel, while steel or iron is heftier and has a sturdier feel. Other factors can affect the feel test, but this method can be tried in addition to other tests.


Salt and Vinegar

To clean an item, apply a mixture of salt and vinegar to the surface. When copper oxidizes, it will turn green.



Copper is classified as diamagnetic and will exhibit levitation or repulsion when subjected to a strong magnet.


When copper beads are attracted to magnets like steel, it is an indication that they are likely plated and not pure copper, as only iron, steel alloys, and steel are magnetic.


Magnifying Glass

To determine if a copper bead is plated, use a magnifying glass to examine a random area. If the color appears inconsistent in that spot, it may be plated.



Copper produces a smooth and unique sound, unlike steel’s high-pitched and tinny sound. You can tune in to the sound by lightly thumping a bead. However, be cautious, as genuine copper is easily dented due to its delicacy. To check the authenticity of a pack of beads, conduct an auditory test on a single bead that may have been damaged.


The suitability of these methods for distinguishing real from plated metal may vary depending on personal preferences.


The following examples demonstrate procedures to follow if you have any concerns about the quality of your beads or jewelry.


I use the magnet as I have a powerful one on my workbench, which works very well.

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Shipping Policy

The domestic shipping charge is a flat rate of $4.25, no matter how many items you wish to purchase.

Priority mail is a flat rate of $8.25.

Canada shipping is a flat rate of $15.00.

International shipping is a flat rate of $17.00.

Items shipped via United States Postal Service with tracking.

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50, 100, 250


3mm, 4mm

Xinar's Shipping Policy

The domestic shipping charge is a flat rate of $3.95, no matter how many items you wish to purchase.

Priority mail is a flat rate of $8.25.

Canada shipping is a flat rate of $15.00.

International shipping is a flat rate of $17.00.

Items shipped via United States Postal Service with tracking.