Clasping at Straws – Different Styles of Clasps

Let’s talk clasps. There are 4 main styles of clasps, and a few oddities that are hard to categorize. The basic styles are: spring closure hook and eye toggle box clasp Oh, and the orphan and unloved barrel clasp. Ptui. oo – and magnetic clasps too! The spring closure is usually some sort of ring or loop, with a movable opening, that allows you to hook it onto something, and then closes up – so that it doesn’t come undone. The most basic of these is the spring ring. Inexpensive and it gets the job done. However, it can be …