How to Easily Remove Wire Backs from Cover Buttons (Tutorial)

May 21, 2018

For some craft projects, you'll need to remove the wire backs from cover buttons to convert it to a flat back surface. Some projects such as for bracelets/earrings/necklaces/etc... need a flat surface to adhere the cover button to your jewelry findings.


Here's a quick and easy guide on how to remove the wire backs:

1. Using needle-nose pliers, grab the sides of the wire loop.

2. Pinch the sides together with pliers.

3. Wire will easily pop out, leaving you with a flat back for your cover button. =) 

How to remove the wire back from a cover button to convert to a flat back



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