32 Types of pliers - Garagehold- small fishing split ring pliers for jewelry making ,Split Ring Pliers Slightly resembling a fishing hook, the Split Ring Pliers are actively used in handicrafts and jewelry. They are required for opening rings, easy removal of chain parts, replacement of hooks and hinges. They are also used for sewing and repairingHow to Use Split Ring Pliers - ArtbeadsMany people see these funny looking pliers and are not sure what they are used for, or struggle with flying split rings as they try to pry them open with chain nose pliers. Well those days are over. In three simple steps you can learn to use the incredibly simple split ring pliers and start using split rings for those bead projects that need a little extra reinforcement.