When you know you’re going to be using a bunch of jump rings in a project, it’s easier and quicker to open them all at the beginning of the project.
As you’re making jewelry and doing different techniques you’ll be switching tools. When you do similar tasks at the same time you won’t have to switch tools, so you’ll save time.
Plus it’s easier to get those sort of tasks out of the way so you don’t have to interrupt your creative flow while you’re creating your jewelry piece.
I also mentioned my video on How to Properly Open and Close Jump Rings. Here that video is:
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