Clasps & Connecters

Welcome to our exclusive collection of clasps and connectors, crafted for both functionality and aesthetic appeal. Featuring a wide selection of alloys including 9ct, 14ct, and 18ct in Yellow, White, and Rose Gold, as well as Sterling Silver, our range is designed to meet all your jewellery making needs. From the reliability of parrot and lobster clasps to the elegance of bolt ring clasps and the convenience of magnetic and swivel clasps, we have everything to enhance the beauty and security of your jewellery designs.

Clasps for Jewellery Making

Our jewellery clasps and connectors are available in high-quality gold and silver alloys. Choose from 9ct, 14ct, and 18ct gold in Yellow, White, and Rose shades for a touch of luxury, or opt for the timeless appeal of Sterling Silver. Each material offers its unique charm and durability, perfect for various jewellery designs.

Frequently Asked Questions

Jewellery clasps come in various designs and names, each with unique features and aesthetics.

Common types include lobster clasps, spring ring clasps, toggle clasps, magnetic clasps, and parrot clasps.

The specific name often reflects the clasp's design or functionality. See below for a full list.

The strongest type of jewellery clasp is generally considered to be the lobster clasp, due to its sturdy and secure design.

Lobster clasps are spring-loaded and self-closing, providing a reliable hold that is less likely to open accidentally.

They are widely used for a variety of jewellery types, from lightweight to heavier pieces.

Other strong clasps include the box clasp and the bayonet clasp.

There are several types of jewellery clasps, each offering unique functional and aesthetic characteristics:

  • Lobster Clasps: Resembling a lobster's claw, these clasps are secure and commonly used in necklaces and bracelets.
  • Spring Ring Clasps: Circular clasps that open and close with a spring mechanism, suitable for a variety of jewellery.
  • Toggle Clasps: Comprising of a bar that fits through a ring (toggle), they are easy to use and add a decorative touch.
  • Magnetic Clasps: Utilize magnets for closure, offering ease of use but potentially less security.
  • Box Clasps: Consist of a box and a tongue piece that clicks into place, often used in elegant jewellery.
  • Parrot Clasps: Similar to lobster clasps but with a more rounded 'parrot' shape.
  • Bayonet Clasps: Feature a cylindrical fastening mechanism, ideal for sleek, modern designs.
  • Swivel Clasps: Allow the jewellery piece to rotate or swivel, preventing tangling.
  • Padlock Clasps: Shaped like a small padlock, these clasps add both security and decorative elements.
  • Hook and Eye Clasps: Simple clasps where a hook engages with an eye or loop. Easy to use and often found in handcrafted jewellery.
  • Interlocking Oval Clasps: Consist of two oval-shaped pieces that interlock, providing a secure and aesthetic closure.
  • Endless Circle Clasps: Form a continuous circle when closed, offering a seamless and elegant look.