One of the pleasures of using English Worry Beads is that they become a part of you.
Let us start with a 1Pear Leather worry beads which is thread with 1.5mm leather cord. All leather responds to heat and chemical treatment. We would recommend that part of getting to know your worry beads is to provide this warmth and chemicals from you by running your fingers and thumbs gently along the cord. Do not forget to pull the leather out of the top of the pear and condition this part of the cord.
The impact on a 2Pear Leather worry beads is even more marked as the leather is much thicker and very stiff from its manufacture into a platted cord of 3mm diameter.
To prepare the leather so that you can do tricks with your 2Pear worry beads you need to roll the leather cord between your fingers as shown in the picture.
Ensure you cover the whole length of the leather cord. The warmth and chemicals from your skin will gradually make the leather supple and flexible. It normally take about two hours to fully condition the leather but this will vary so, as soon as you feel the leather changing, try one of the tricks we have shown in other blogs.