What is the difference between C-Lon and S-Lon cord?
The product is made at the same factory, on the same equipment, and to the same specifications; the only difference is that C-Lon is a taller spool than S-Lon/Superlon and C-Lon has more yardage on each spool. Other uses for this material are in upholstery and fabric trims like top-stitching on shoes and purses.
What is S-Lon thread?
Super-Lon, also known as S-Lon, is a twisted nylon multi-filament cord in an medium #18 size. It’s ideal for stringing, bead crochet and micro-macramé jewelry! Measurements: The thread is 0.5mm thick. The spool has 77 yards of thread.
What is C-Lon thread used for?
C-Lon® Cord is an extra-heavy twisted multi-filament nylon thread which can be used for bead stringing, micro-macramé and bead crochet. Thread diameter is less than 0.5mm.
What sizes does s-Lon cord come in?
S-Lon Nylon Beading Cord #18 0.5mm Antique Gold 77 Yards 1 Spool.
Is C-Lon cord waxed?
With beading thread, like Nymo or C-Lon, always wax. Never use Thread Heaven. With cable threads, like FireLine, sometimes wax.
What is S-LON made of?
S-Lon bead weaving thread Made from an 18-ply Nylon cord, S-Lon (or Superlon) cord is 0.5mm in diameter, making it ideal for Bead Stringing. It is very strong and has virutally zero stretch. With virtually no fraying, it is ideal for picking up beads without a needle.
What is C-Lon thread made of?
All four weights of C-Lon Cord are made of plied and bonded nylon that has been twisted for added strength. Its natural sheen makes for bright pieces that will last. Nylon is a synthetic material and is easily washed in cold water with zero color fade or shrinkage.
Is cotton thread good for beading?
Used extensively in jewellery making due as a natural alternative to synthetic nylon, cotton threads are similar to the Chinese Knot material in look and use. They are extremely easy to grip when beading and its natural tight weave means it’s perfect for the jeweller who wants to make some longer lasting pieces.
What is the difference between WildFire and FireLine?
Both threads are thin but incredibly strong, they are fray and stretch resistant, waterproof, easy to thread through a needle, and while Wildfire is available in more colors, Fireline is available in more thicknesses. If you are in the market for a strong beading thread, give Wildfire or Fireline a try!
What cord do you use for beaded bracelets?
The most popular sizes of elastic cord for making bracelets is 0.7 mm or 1 mm elastic cord, but selecting one depends on the weight of the beads and the size of the hole. For seed bead bracelets, 0.5 mm elastic cord works great.