C clasps were also popular during the Victorian era. This pieces is in hard-to-find Excellent, clean condition. The clasp was mainly used by European designers and can be found on more modern pins up to the mid 20th century. However, they are covered with the most intricate beautiful minute coloured flower patterns on both sides, around the edges and even into the holes at both ends of each one. Said its too old and they don't have data back to the early 60s to look at.
Pieces with stones would sometimes have foldover clasps that were decorated with matching stones. Prior to the early 1950s, typical necklace clasp styles used by Coro and Trifari were spring ring, push also known as box , or fold-over. Nowadays, it is illegal to mine for jet, which makes the material extremely valuable. Examine for variations in size and color. It can be worn choker style or necklace style. These were larger than the later spring rings.
But you'll be sparkling in this drippy vintage jewel, fashioned in gold tone. A devil-may-care attitude influenced the look. Her shape and texture looks like some of the Tancer poodles, but her feet are different, more like little boots, and I think she's earlier. Other jewelry parts such as the metal, plating, stones, and bead characteristics can help determine the origin and age of jewelry. This tiny piece of exterior metal is pulled back to open the ring, allowing the hook on the other end of the bracelet or necklace to slip inside. Make sure your jewelry designs are secure with this Mag-Lok magnetic clasp from Vintaj. What this means is that it integrates itself so well into the overall design of the jewelry that one doesn't even notice that it is there.
This crimp end is ideal for use with leather, rubber, and satin cord. This clasp features a foldover design that is easy to use in your designs. It had two scissor-like hooks that opened in the middle, then overlapped each other when closed. It will become a basic in your jewelry wardrobe! Finish your jewelry with this antique brass-plated 3mm pewter crimp end for an elegant affect. Many of these items were photographed from private collections, and are for reference only, but you are always welcome to ask.
Vintage jewelry findings including snap catches for neck clasps and bracelets. This vintage brass colored crimp end features a rounded ball at the point, giving it an understated elegance. The back half of clasp, how I see a tpye of safety latch. Your picture was the only one I have been able to find that looks like the clasp on my bracelet! Hexagon clutches, hide-knot bead tips. Please choose which areas of our service you consent to our doing so. You'll love the sophisticated gold and white tones.
This material is a type of fossilized wood that was first mined in Whitby, England in the mid 1800s. Try it with cool turquoise tones or with copper charms. This crimp end is ideal for use with leather, rubber, and satin cord. Notice the silvertone ribbon bow findings along with a rhinestone decorating the J-hook clasp. I hope this was clear. Make sure to buy at least two.
The locking C-Clasp was patented in 1901. It is designed to slide inside and hook, or lock, around a decorative encasing on the other side of the jewelry piece. Whether updating a collection, searching for information about a family heirloom, or assisting a colleague or customer, dating a piece of vintage costume jewelry can present a challenge. From extraordinary gem-studded fringes to simple, chic solitaire pendants—and everything in between—our antique necklaces include iconic examples from all styles and eras. This exclusive kit also comes with step-by-step instructions including instructions for sizing the piece , thread, needles, a clasp and adhesive for attaching the clasp.
I love jewelry, but appraising and selling are two entirely different businesses, and I choose selling and research as my business. There are also a few vintage jewelry reference books that I can recommend: This wonderful and thorough reference book covers the collectible costume jewelry designs of 97 companies with over 1,200 photographs. Together, they cited information from. The moonglow Lucite beads are slightly darker than the scans show. Great for bracelets and light necklaces, this 8mm clasp is very powerful, self-aligning, and well-manufactured with no glue assembly. We share our reference material free of charge and work hard to make it accurate, but as with any research, mistakes can be made. I had never seen this before and thought surely they must be old.
There are 624 vintage necklace clasps suppliers, mainly located in Asia. In this unusual jewel, the prong set rhinestones are strung together with flat, wide string. Offering professional one-on-one service and replying your E-mail within three hours 4. About product and suppliers: Alibaba. It is bothersome that the center shape does not fit properly within the framed shape. The Lobster Claw Clasp - A more modern variation on the spring-ring clasp, the lobster claw clasp gets its name from its Crustacean shape and the pinching motion of its fastener.