BEAD CHAIN
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BEAD CHAIN

Description: Bead chain may be hollow round beads (the balls are hollow, joined by dumbbell-shaped connectors) or a series of alternating round and elliptical beads. It comes chrome-plated, nickel-plated, and in stainless steel.

Buying information: Bead chain is sold by the foot in various sizes, and is also packaged for specific purposes, such as a pull cord for a lamp, but it is primarily used for decorative purposes around the home. It comes in "A" link (beads connected to one another) and "B" link (beads with an eyelet intended to be fastened to a wall with a screw). It is a good choice where a chain that won't twist or kink is required.,

How-to hint: Bead chain can be cut with diagonal side-cutting pliers.


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