No matter which type of bracelet you are going to create, clasps are an integral element that you will be using in your creation. Today, you can find bracelet clasps in a variety of sizes, shapes and even colors. When making a bracelet, bringing both the ends to a secure close is utmost important, but you must also keep in mind that the clasps you use don’t have to serve functional purpose only.
There are many designs and types of bracelet clasps you can use. Previously, clasps were made for functional purpose only. They looked boring and people would always try to hide them as they would spoil the look of the bracelet. This problem doesn’t exist anymore because nowadays clasps are designed to enhance the overall look of the bracelet.
You can choose from many different types of clasps. But in this article, we will take a look at some of the creative types of bracelet clasps available which can give your jewelry a unique look.
You can make your own ribbon clasps when you are finished beading your bracelet. With so many colors and types of ribbons available, you can make attractive clasps out of them. They are creative and look stunning as well. Although they may not be a practical closure, but they can be very secure depending on how you use them with your bracelet. They are also fun to work with and can be used in a number of ways. You can even form patterns such as bows which look extremely beautiful.
Beaded clasps are also popular when making bracelets. They are creative and fun and they work wonderfully for all types of bracelets. If you are a beadweaver, you can make your own beaded clasps for your bracelet. But, if you are not, you can easily purchase them online or from a crafts store. There are many different types and colors of beaded clasps available which you can choose from.
Buttons make wonderful clasps for bracelets as well. But, one thing that you must keep in mind is that while they are creative, they are not easy to work with. Buttons are available in many different sizes, colors and shapes and you can choose ones that match your bracelet. They are also available in various materials which give you more flexibility. Wider buttons are more suitable as bracelet clasps because they tend to be more secure. When you use small ones, you risk losing your bracelet because they can open easily. You can use button on one side of the bracelet and a loop of beaded beads on the other. So you can insert the button into the beaded loop and secure your bracelet.