Jewelry Findings are jewelry components used in jewelry design. These jewelry components are put together to form the actual jewelry piece. Common components are chain, wire, clasps, hoops, connectors, and head pins.
Round Nose Pliers
Chain Nose Pliers
Crimping pliers have two notches for creating a secure end on your beading wire with crimp beads or crimp tubes. Crimps can be left as is or covered with crimp covers. The first which is has a dimple in the middle and is used to squeeze the crimp into a figure 8 shape. The second is used to fold the crimp and form it into a nice tube shape.
Flat Nose Pliers
Crimp Beads & Covers
Spring loaded, self closing. Good for lightweight to medium weight designs. Larger lobster clasps accommodate heavier pieces.
Spring-loaded clasp comes in a multitude of sizes, for single-strand to multi-strand designs.
A clasp with 2 pieces. The clasp is closed by pulling the ''T'' shaped bar through the open loop. There a unlimited styles in various materials.
Clasps with threading that are opened and closed by twisting. Safe clasp but not good for bracelets more suited for necklaces as it requires use of both hands.