So you want to make Jewelry? What about clasps?

Clasps. So many different kinds of clasps – does it make a difference what kind you use? Yes, you betcha! Although there are many possibilities, each style has it’s own strengths and weaknesses that make one a better choice than another, depending on how you are using it. Clasps fall into the general category of “Findings.” Finding is that big category of general “stuff” that you need to make jewelry that is not the actual jewelry part itself – so ear wires and clasps and headpins and earring backs and … stuff. So I’ve heard – they are called “findings” …