You may have noticed that I kinked this one. That is because I had problems with one crimp cover and had to take it off and put another one on. I hate the damn things. The bracelet looks OK on though so I can live with it.
This time I also used these little horseshoe shaped things which I forget the name of and which I took a very blurry picture of. It has a hole on either side of it and you loop your string through it and it makes it stronger. I marked one to show how you thread it through.
And here is where it is used:
It isn't perfect but it's still a pretty bracelet IMHO.