This clasp is appropriate for multi-strand bracelets or necklaces. the example shows only two strands of pearls, but the technique can be adapted to fit as many strands as necessary. The best way to work this clasp is to create both hook and loop pieces at the same time, so you can compare and measure them while working. Each part of the clasp is made from a thicker armature which is coiled with thinner wire.
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Tools and Materials:
14 inches of 16 or 18 ga dead soft wire, 6 to 8 feet long of 26 or 28 ga dead soft wire, Round nose pliers, Flat nose pliers, Ruler, Wire cutter, Mallet or chasing hammer, Metallic anvil or surface