This sterling silver spacer bead had a very large hole which made it difficult to use in the project it was purchased for. The sterling silver round bead that fit inside that large hole protruded from each side of the spacer bead so it was hammered on each side of the spacer bead until it was the same thickness as the spacer bead. No soldering was needed to hold the flattened round bead in place.
What about large hole gemstone beads purchased to use on leather cord? There must be a way to use them with beading wire. Metal tubing is available in a variety of sizes. It is a simple matter of cutting the lengths needed to fit the beads being used. Even crimp tubes come in a variety of sizes which can be inserted inside some beads to make them easier to use in your designs.