Jewelry findings are components and parts used in the construction and assembly of jewelry pieces. They are essential for connecting various elements together, securing gemstones or beads, and providing functionality to the finished piece. Jewelry findings come in various shapes, sizes, and materials, and they play a crucial role in the overall design and durability of jewelry. Some common types of jewelry findings include:

  1. Jump Rings: Small circular rings used to connect different components like charms, pendants, or clasps to the main body of the jewelry.
  2. Clasps: Devices used to fasten the ends of necklaces, bracelets, or anklets together, ensuring the jewelry stays securely on the wearer. The two most popular clasps are lobster claws and spring rings.
  3. Headpins: Thin, straight metal rods with a small stopper at the end, used to string beads or gemstones to create dangles and pendants.

These are just some examples of the many jewelry findings available to jewelry makers and designers. The choice of findings depends on the type of jewelry being made, the materials used, and the desired design and functionality. Finding the right jewelry findings is essential to create beautiful and durable pieces of jewelry.

Since 1967 Garlan has been one of the leading manufacturers of jewelry findings sold wholesale in bulk.  All of which are available in sterling silver, gold filled, brass and stainless steel.