Featured Tutorial: How to make clasps

There are lots of clasps available at the market, but creating our own clasps, beaded or wired we can create a unique handmade jewelry piece with a personal touch. We’ve featured yesterday and gave away a free tutorial on Beaded Clasp, why not explore more on the different designs and ways to create a clasp.

Similar to the beaded clasp we featured yesterday, here is a Toggle Clasp designed by Armored Drake

This toggle claps looks to me a very sturdy clasp, made of 20ga wire ring designed with wire wrapping technique.
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Another wire work technique of creating a clasp is the Simple Hook and Eye Clasp

The clasp is created using simple wire manipulation and looping techniques that even beginners can follow.
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This clasp is a familiar one…the Loop Hook and Eye Clasp

Similar to the hook and eye clasp this type of clasp is also created using wire manipulation and looping techniques but a few wire wrapping is used.

If you’re into beadweaving you can also beadweave your own clasp like this Bead Weave Toggle Clasp

This beaded clasp is created with a combination of brick stitch for the ring and peyote for the “T” lock.
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Now you’ve got designs of clasps to choose from. Pick one you prefer that fits your handmade jewelry piece.

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