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What is the most secure way to attach a charm or bead to chain?


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There are several methods of attaching findings to chain. All are equally secure and offer a variety of design possibilities. Lobster claw clasps are a fun and versatile addition to charms or links. Split rings, made like a key ring, allow for easy attachment, and using two jumprings instead of one adds strength to the connection between charm and chain. If you catch your charm bracelet on something, most likely only one jumpring will give way and the second will hold.

Wrapped loops are another method commonly used by designer-artists.

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