Zacoo collected all the essential jewelry findings widely used in jewelry making project, from eye pins, bead caps to terminators. Different material, colors, sizes, styles of jewelry findings are available to meet all your needs for jewelry designs.
Jewelry findings is the usual jewelry-making term for manufactured component used to connect or assemble jewelry. Generally, findings provide the structure for the jewelry design, the ornamentation is provided by both the design of the finding as well as the gems, beads or other decoration that is added. Findings include jumprings, clasps, bails, headpins, earwires, and charms, to name a few.
Styles of Findings
Earring findings can be divided into those used for pierced-ear earrings (primarily ear wires, ear threads, and posts), and those used in non-pierced earrings.
Necklace findings include both the stringing materials (ranging from various kinds of chain to specialized beading wire and cords) and any parts used to affix beads or charms and pendants to the necklace, mainly bails are used for this. Another key type of necklace finding is clasps, which appear in numerous types including toggle clasps, lobster clasps, spring-ring clasps, pearl clasps, and more.Connectors and links are also highly popular findings for necklaces (as well as for other uses).
Bracelet findings include both stringing materials (forms that decorative items can be fastened onto, and specialized bracelet chains cut to the proper length) and clasps used to fasten the ends of the bracelet together. To be included in the category of bracelet findings are leather cuff ends, which “snap” together. You can also buy a variety of other bracelet forms, including bangles, cuffs, magnetic-clasp cable bracelets and disk-and-loop and square-and-loop bracelets.
Miscellaneous other findings are found in countless varieties, reflecting the infinite range of jewelry-making possibilities. Among these are cuff link findings, shoe-clip findings, suspender clips, beadable bookmarks, beadable pens (for writing), and lighter covers (for cigarette lighters), to name only a few.