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Glue-On Jewelry Findings

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Pin backs, Pendant Plates, Barrette Backs, Bracelet Blanks, Bolo Backs....
Easily make personalized jewelry with these glue-on jewelry findings. Flat glue pads give you the perfect foundation for showcasing custom glasswork, polymer clay focals, collages, mixed media creations, and your custom laser-etched creations. Find gluable ring blanks, belt buckles, button backs, cuff links, earring findings & more.

They aren't just for glue: Many of these accessories can be riveted or soldered, too. Find 100's of free projects in our Gallery, and in our Blog -- and our blog makes it easy to post questions!

Which Glue is Best?

  • Super glues (cyanoacrylate glues) are best for surfaces that fit exactly together (no gaps), or where you need just a small dab for extra security.
  • Two-part epoxies require mixing, but have excellent long-term durability (even for foil-back crystals). Great for production craftspeople!
  • Specialty and craft glues are each designed for specific applications. Some are flexible, and many will bond plastics, porous materials (wood, fabric, etc.), or metal-to-metal bonds.
  • Resins and sealants can sometimes also be used as adhesives.

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Gluing Hints & Tips

  • Follow the manufacturer's directions.
  • Test a small sample and allow it to cure thoroughly before proceeding.
  • When possible, use a file to roughen smooth surfaces. This gives a stronger grip.
  • Clean both surfaces before applying adhesive (we recommend isopropyl alcohol and a cotton swab).
  • Work in a well-ventilated, dry, and dust-free environment.
  • Extreme temperatures might affect drying time.
  • Store all adhesives in a cool place.
  • MSDS (Material Safety and Data Sheets) are available upon request.

Glues and Cold Temperatures

  • Avoid shipping glues via Ground during winter months, since many will lose effectiveness once frozen. This is especially true of super glues.
  • Store finished creations in a location that maintains temperatures above freezing.
  • Cyanoacrylate (super glue) bonds can be weakened -- allowing disassembly -- by placing a glued object in a household freezer for several hours. (Epoxy glues also become brittle in low temperatures, but most will not snap apart as super glues do).