Multi-strand Clasp

from Eni Oken

Multi-strand Clasp Pattern


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Jewelry: Multi-strand Clasp
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Pattern Details:

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Skill Level:

medium skill level requirement Intermediate

Basic Skills Necessary:

  • Basic wire wrapping skills

Pattern Description:

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.

Number of steps: 13
Page count: 5

Copyright 2004 Eni Oken


  • 14 inches of 16 or 18 ga dead soft wire
  • 6 to 8 feet long of 26 or 28 ga dead soft wire

You Will Also Need:

  • Round nose pliers
  • Flat nose pliers
  • Ruler
  • Wire cutter
  • Mallet or chasing hammer
  • Metallic anvil or surface

About Designer

About Designer

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by Eni Oken
Los Angeles
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Eni is a multi-discipline artist: for the past 30 years, she has combined digital fantasy art, sculpture, jewelry, embroidery and other mixed media in whimsical and ornamental award-winning designs.

Originally from Brazil, Eni was trained as an architect; however most of her artistic skills are self-taught. Eni is a dedicated art and jewelry instructor, teaching via tutorials and online ...

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