As with most stringing methods, secure the first end before stringing the rest of your necklace. For this method, you need a 2-3" head pin, or 2-3" of brass, sterling or other soft wire.
Tie a knot about 1/4" from the end of the cord(s). If you have more than one strand, knot all the strands together. Wrap the head of the pin (or end of the wire) around the knot a few times, then squeeze the wire/knot tight with a pair of pliers. As long as the knot is secure, it doesn't matter how messy it looks. The purpose of a bullet end is to hide this messy (but secure) method. If using beading wire / stringing cable, a crimp bead replaces the knot.
Poke the long end of the wire through the bullet end, pull all of the knot up inside, and make a round loop with the wire outside the small end of the bullet end.
Attach a jump or split ring, and/or clasp. If using lightweight wire, wrap the wire a few times around itself for durability.
After you finish stringing your jewelry, do steps 1-3 for the other end, leaving enough cord for a knot plus the length of the bullet end. Any excess cord can be cut off when done.
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TierraCast Antiqued Brass Plated Pewter Temple No-Loop Cord End for 6mm Cord
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Antiqued Brass Plated Britannia Pewter No-Loop Temple Cord Ends for 6mm Cord. Finish cording, ribbons, multistrand designs, handmade tassels, kumihimo braids, and beaded ropes up to 6mm in diameter. Outer dimensions: approximately 9x9mm, with a 1.5mm hole at one end for creating a wire-wrapped connection to a clasp, ear wire, etc. Part of the TierraCast Finishing Touches Collection, the Temple design on this cord end is inspired by TierraCast's Caravan Collection.