When shopping for necklaces, bracelets or anklets, you will see many different types of clasps that connect your jewelry piece together. Today we are going to look at 4 of the clasps and explain their workings so you can recognize them when shopping and find the best clasp for your usage. Later we will have a follow up article to fill out the variety of clasps used.
Clasps are jewelry fasteners used in neck chains, bracelets and anklets to fasten one end of the chain to the other end of the chain. There are many different styles and shapes of jewelry clasps and they can be found in a wide variety of metals. Some clasps are purely functional and others are functional and decorative within the overall design of the jewelry piece.
These 4 clasps are readily available on many of your favorite jewelry pieces. Identify the ones that work best for you so you can remember them when shopping next time.