Findings – Jewelry Definition

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Findings are any of the small, functional, and handy pieces of pre-made jewelry parts that combine to make a finished piece of jewelry.

Clasps, bails, earring posts, heads, and gold balls are all examples of findings.

Findings are like the “parts” you’d find in the plumbing department of a hardware store.  If you were a plumber, you wouldn’t want to have to make your own valve.  It would be much more convenient and cost effective to buy one pre-made at the store.

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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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