What are the connectors on necklaces called?

What are the connectors on necklaces called?

The Clasp – This part of the necklace is what keeps it all together and in tact. The fastening piece can either be a clasp, spring ring, or hook and eye fastener that keeps the chain connected.

What is the piece that holds a pendant called?

Bails. The part of the pendant that goes over the chain is called the bail or bale. This holds the piece to the chain. Jewelers typically attach bails to metal pendants.

How do you keep a pendant in place?

But with this simple trick, you can keep all your dainty necklaces in line:

  1. Open both necklaces up and clasp necklace one to the non-clasp end of necklace two, so it creates one long chain.
  2. Wrap the portion that you want to be the shorter necklace around your neck first and then clasp the two ends together.

Can you change necklace length?

To shorten an item, the jeweler simply measures how many inches need to be removed from one area of the item. Next, they take out that portion and then reattach the clasp end to the rest of the necklace or bracelet that’s been shortened.

What does necklace extender mean?

A necklace extender gives you the flexibility of playing around with different lengths for your necklace, meaning that you can get the exact length you want. Necklace extenders can range from 1 to 3 inches or more, depending on the style of the necklace.

What is a jewellery connector?

Links and stations for connecting beaded jewellery, charms and components. Links and stations are used to create pendants, join two ends of a necklace or bracelet together, for use in macrame jewellery and for making earrings.

How do I keep my necklace from shifting?

Sadly, the only way to keep this from happening is to either Duct Tape it to your Neck, or Buy a Long Enough Chain where’s there No Clasp, and can Slide it over your Head (you will usually need a 24-30″ Chain to do this).