Necklace Findings

Delve into our extensive Necklace Findings collection, crafted to inspire and complete any jewellery design. Our selection includes Bails, Enhancer Pendants, Pearl Cup Pendants, Lockets, and more, all available in a variety of metal alloys such as sterling silver, gold, and platinum. Perfect for jewellers and DIY enthusiasts alike.

Necklace & Pendant Findings Australia

Dive deeper into our comprehensive Necklace Findings collection, where each piece is a testament to quality and versatility. From the elegance of our Sterling Silver Pendant Settings to the durability of our 18ct Gold End caps, we cater to every jeweller's needs.

Artisans seeking to add a personalized touch to their creations will find our Enhancer Pendants and Pearl Cup Pendants particularly enticing. These components are not just accessories; they are the foundations of timeless jewellery pieces.

Whether you're a professional jeweller or a DIY jewellery aficionado, our array of Bails, End Caps, and Pendant Settings in precious metals like Yellow Gold, Rose Gold, and White Gold offer endless possibilities.

Frequently Asked Questions

  • Bails: These are connectors used to attach pendants to a necklace chain or cord. They come in various shapes and sizes and can range from simple loops to more decorative styles.

  • Enhancers: Similar to bails but often with a clasp mechanism, enhancers allow for pendants to be easily added or changed on a necklace. They're ideal for versatility and can be used with a variety of necklace styles.

  • Pearl Cup Pendants: These are specialized settings designed to hold pearls or round beads. They have a cupped base with a peg to secure the pearl in place.

  • Lockets: Lockets are a type of pendant that can open to reveal a space inside for keeping photos or other small keepsakes. They come in various designs, from classic to contemporary.

  • End Caps: Used in finishing the ends of necklaces, with a variety of styles depending on whether your finishing cord or metal chain. End caps provide a neat and professional finish to the jewellery piece.

  • Pendant Settings: These are the parts of a necklace that hold a gemstone, crystal, or other decorative elements. They come in various forms, like prong settings, bezel settings, or snap-in settings, allowing versatility depending on the style and type of stone being set.

These findings are essential for creating a range of necklace styles and designs, allowing for customization and personalization in jewellery making.

Depending on the desired style and aesthetic you're after, here's a list of all the components you could need:

  • Chain or Cord: This is the main structure of the necklace, which can vary in length, material, and style. Options include metal chains, leather cords, or synthetic materials.

  • Clasp: The mechanism used to open and close the necklace. Common types include lobster clasps, spring ring clasps, toggle clasps, and magnetic clasps.

  • Jump Rings: Small metal rings used to attach the clasp to the chain or cord and often used to add other components to the necklace.

  • Pendants or Charms: Decorative elements that hang from the necklace. They can be attached directly to the chain or through other findings like bails.

  • Bails: Connectors that allow you to attach a pendant or charm to the chain, providing a way for it to hang properly.

  • Enhancers: Clasp-like components that allow you to add or interchange pendants on a necklace more easily.

  • Beads and Spacer Beads: Used to add decoration and style to the necklace. Spacer beads are specifically used to separate other beads or components evenly.

  • Wire, String, or Beading Thread: Depending on the type of necklace, you might need flexible beading wire, nylon thread, or other stringing materials.

  • End Caps: Used to finish the ends of corded or multi-strand necklaces, providing a neat and secure closure.

  • Pendant Settings: If your design includes setting stones or crystals, you'll need pendant settings like bezel settings, prong settings, etc.

  • Tools: Basic jewellery-making tools such as pliers (needle nose, round nose, flat nose), wire cutters, and possibly a crimping tool.
  • Bails: Attach or solder the bail to the pendant, then slide it onto your chain or cord. Bails provide an easy way to add or interchange pendants on a necklace.

  • Enhancers: These can be clipped onto a chain or cord, allowing you to add or change pendants without needing to slide them over the end of the necklace.

  • Pearl Cup Pendants: Insert the pearl or bead onto the peg of the pearl cup pendant, securing it in place, often with adhesive.

  • Lockets: Can be attached directly to the chain or through a bail. They open to hold small keepsakes or photos.

  • End Caps: Used for finishing the ends of multi-strand or corded necklaces. Secure them with solder, glue or by crimping, depending on their design.

  • Pendant Settings: Set your chosen stone or decorative element into the setting. This might involve snapping the element into place or using a setting technique like prong or bezel setting.