Locks, Catches, And Other Symbols
These symbols are featured throughout the catalog to indicate the type of clasp used.
Ball & hook – A ball on one end and a hook on the other is a simple–to–use
catch that secures neck wires.
Barrel – Simple, yet attractive, this clasp has a safety catch and primarily
secures rope chains.
Box – A functional clasp that normally secures bracelets and is often times hidden.
Child–proof clasp – This catch is similar to a box catch, but in a more simple design.
A pin or small pointed object is needed to release it making it very secure.
Fancy Lobster – A fancy upgrade to a classic lobster clasp.
Fold over catch – Typically used on bracelets, this catch features a slotted bar
and a folding device that locks around it for extra security.
Heavy Duty Catch – This strong, reliable clasp typically secures heavier weight
Hidden catch – This unique catch is actually incorporated into the design of the
necklace or bracelet making it nearly invisible.
Lobster – This strong, classic clasp goes well with all types of jewelry.
Push Lock – This modern spin-off of the traditional lobster is unique and easy to use.
Springlock – This lightweight clasp primarily secures light pendant chains.
Toggle – An attractive loop and bar fastening system that adds to the design
of the piece.