Can you open a closed jump ring?
How do you open a jump ring without pliers?
How do you open and close a jump ring flush?
What is opening and closing jump rings?
- Pushing the two sides of a jump ring apart using two flat nose/round nose pliers opens the jump ring.
- You could also use a special metal ring specifically designed to make it easier to open and close jump rings.
- If the jump ring does not close entirely, it can be squeezed gently with the flat nose pliers.
How do I make sure jump rings secure?
How do you fasten a jump ring?
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