Finding (jewelcrafting)

Jewellery findings are the parts used to join jewellery components together to form a completed article.[1]

List of findings

  • Clasps to complete necklaces and bracelets
  • Earwires to link an earring to the wearer's ear
  • Ring blanks for making finger rings
  • Bails, metal loops, and jump rings, for completing jewellery. Jump rings can be used by themselves for chains
  • Pin stems and brooch assemblies
  • Tuxedo stud findings, letters of the alphabet, cluster settings, metal beads and balls
  • Plastic, fabric or metal stringing material for threading beads

Findings are available in all the jewellery metals—sterling silver, plated silver, gold, niobium, titanium, aluminium, and copper.


  1. Dorothy Wood The Knotting & Braiding Bible: The Complete Guide to Creative ...2014 - 1446362779 "Basic jewellery findings : These are the basic components of many styles of jewellery. All findings are now available in a range of different metallic finishes including antique, so choose the most suitable colour to match or contrast with your ..."
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