Clasp – Jewelry Definition

A clasp is a device used to join together the two ends of a chain, bracelets, and necklaces.  The clasp is held closed by a spring located inside the clasp.  You can usually open them by holding down a small lever.

stylized lobster clasp

Stylized Lobster Clasp

 Clasp Variations

Clasps come in many different shapes and sizes.  In fact, because there is such a variety, I have devoted a blog post to the various types of clasps.




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Calla Gold is a Personal Jeweler and Author who takes pride in working with clients one-on-one to integrate their personal sense of style and taste into custom designed jewelry and repaired jewelry pieces.   Unlike typical Santa Barbara jewelry businesses, Calla Gold has no brick-and-mortar location. Calla Gold comes to you, bringing you the jewelry collection you want to see and collaborating with you to create unique custom jewelry. Calla also works with at-a-distance clients.

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