So let's talk about crystals! Will, they cut your thread or not - the notorious question being asked from beaders working all over the spectrum of different threads. In Better Beaders Episode 133, Allie offers some of her wisdom and answers this thought-provoking question about crystals having a slim chance of tearing or ripping your thread. Remember it's important when working with crystals to keep in mind the correct thread type, the tension concerning how the thread is sitting on the crystal, and consciously looking at the edges of crystals you're working with. With more knowledge on how crystals operate, you can continue to add glitz and glamour in your life with these shimmering, shiny objects but ultimately continue on the path to becoming a better, more informed beader!!