Xuron Corp., Saco, Maine, offers a new tool kit developed especially for stringing jewelry beads onto coated stranded bead wire, monofilament, cord, or thread. The Xuron TK 2400 Bead Stringer’s Tool Kit features a model 410 Micro-Shear Flush Cutter for cutting soft wire up to 20 AWG, coated stranded bead wire, monofilament, cord, and thread; model 450 Tweezernose Pliers for bending and forming wire and holding jump rings, split rings, and small beads; and model 488 Round Nose Pliers for looping and forming wire.
All tools are ergonomically designed with soft, Xuro-Rubber handgrips and a Light-Touch return spring for user comfort and precision. The three tools come in a tri-fold canvas pouch with individual pockets to hold each tool. Suggested list price for the kit is $47.