he clasp is the mechanism used to attach both ends of the chain together. The style of clasp used by the jeweler usually depends on the item. There are many different styles of clasps including the widely used barrel, lobster claw and spring ring.
When shopping for an important piece of jewelry, most of my clients know the design or style they've set their hearts on. But when asked about their preference for precious metals, their answers can be a bit more hazy.