What is a clam clasp?
Gunmetal Clam Shell Clasps, also known as calottes or necklace ends, are a great way to finish the ends of various handmade jewellery projects. Giving a much neater finish than simply fastening around a jump ring or clasp and so give a nice professional look at minimum expense.
What can I use instead of crimp beads?
An alternative to crimp beads and crimp tubes is a newer finding called Screw-Tite Crimps™. Screw-Tite Crimps not only secure your Accu-Flex® beading wire to your clasp, they also allow you to change your clasp for a different one, should you want a different look.
What is a barrel clasp?
Barrel clasps are a great design element to complete and close your bracelet or necklace. This type of clasp is created by two metal barrel ends that screw into one another for a secure and stylish hold.