What is an earring finding?

What is an earring finding?

The term “jewelry findings” refers to jewelry-making components that aren’t beads, gemstones or stringing materials. Findings are the bits and bobs that help you piece your jewelry together. Examples of findings include bails, clasps, jump rings, connectors or head and eye pins.

What are earring pieces called?

First of all – the parts of the earring (and other jewelry ) that make it “work” are called “findings.” So the hook part of the earring that goes through your ear is a “finding.” Clasps are findings, bead caps, bails, jumprings, links, mounts, etc, are all findings.

What is a finding in jewelry making?

Findings are the pieces that link beads together in the jewelry-making process. This includes components such as clasps, fasteners, connectors, endings and wire.

What do you call a small single bail pendant?

Charms. Smaller, single bail pendants are often called charms. Although charms are commonly worn on bracelets, some people like the look of several charms hanging from a single chain necklace.

Are there wholesale jewelry findings and jewelry supplies?

For the past 25+ years, Jewelry Findings Online has supplied wholesale jewelry supplies, wholesale cameos, cabochon settings, jewelry findings and craft making supplies to the trade. We offer the most competitive prices in our industry with quick shipping and service.

What kind of findings are good for earring?

Hoop earring findings include both ready-to-wear hoops and hoop findings that you can embellish. Ear threads are ideal for sleek, linear earrings, and long chain earring designs. The finished earrings are often called threader earrings.

How can I find out the size of an old earring?

If you do not have access to calipers, you can take a close-up photograph (or a scan) of your old earring, and include in the photo a US coin which is similar in size. See our Helper Page for Jewelry Dimensions for size illustrations of various US coins.

Are there any findings for nickel free earrings?

To create (or convert your old earrings) to nickel-free or hypoallergenic earrings, our nickel-free and hypoallergenic earring findings include titanium, niobium, sterling silver, Argentium silver, silver fill, and 14kt gold fill. For dangling focal elements, shop Crystal, chandelier findings and charms. Need help?

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