Instruction for Bullet Ends with Holes
For kumihimo braids

Some types of cord ends just have a hole in the end instead of having a loop that you can attach a clasp to. This tutorial shows how to finish bullet ends with holes.

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Kumihimo Spiral braid
Use a head pin that is at least 2-inches long. The holes in most bullet ends are big, so add a bead to keep the head pin from slipping through the hole.
Kumihimo Spiral braid
Or use an eye pin instead of the head pin.

Kumihimo Spiral braid
Thread the head or eye pin through the hole and use round-nose pliers to form a loop. Wrap the wire around the base of the loop 3 times.

Kumihimo Spiral braid
Add a clasp with the ring. Don't attach the clasp directly to the loop that you created. The extra ring allows for freer movement and lessens the stress on the clasp.
Kumihimo Spiral braid
Wrap the braid as shown in this tutorial
Kumihimo Spiral braid
Cut off the ends of the cord.

Kumihimo Spiral braid

Put some glue inside the bullet end and then insert the cord. If it is a little tight, twist the cord as you insert it into the bullet end.