TITLE

Repairing a Box Clasp and Adding a Safety Chain

AUTHOR(S)
Revere, Alan
PUB. DATE
July 2001
SOURCE
JCK;Jul2001, Vol. 172 Issue 7, p144
SOURCE TYPE
Trade Publication
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Part XXX. Provides guidelines on repairing a broken box clasp, the most common type of closure used on bracelets and necklaces. Advantages of adding a safety chain to the bracelet; Components of a box clasp; Cleaning the bracelet in an ultrasonic cleaner and then steaming it; Setting up components for soldering; Concentrating the heat at the end to be soldered.
ACCESSION #
4793231

 

Related Articles

  • Quick fixes.  // Bead Style;Sep2013, Vol. 11 Issue 5, p11 

    The article presents tips on how to fix the broken clasp of a piece of jewelry including using a jump ring to attach a new clasp or making an S-hook clasp.

  • Fine Jewelry Restoration: A Sensible Alternative to Replacement or Cashing Out.  // Claims;Sep2006, Vol. 54 Issue 9, p46 

    The article features a case involving the restoration and cleaning of a high-end gold wrist watch, several gold rings, bracelets and neck chains assigned to Claimlink by the adjuster, after the pieces were recovered in a single family home destroyed in a fire. A description of the merchandise is...

  • SPECIAL PICTORIAL: CLASPS. R. K. L. // Ornament;Winter84, Vol. 8 Issue 2, p46 

    A photograph of various necklaces and clasps with innovative fastening devices is presented.

  • Bead Soup.  // Bead&Button;Jun2005, Issue 67, p124 

    Presents an update on issues related to the beading industry in the U.S. as of June 2005. Description of barrel clasps from Alacarte Clasps; Features of the bracelet sizer from EZ Bracelet; Information on the Magic Bag O'Beads Challenge event hosted by Great Lakes Beadworkers Guild.

  • Find a Favorable Fix. Brown, Ann // Black Enterprise;Oct99, Vol. 30 Issue 3, p231 

    Answers a question on how to safeguard a jewelry from being switched at repair shops.

  • Efficiency and Profitability in the Jewelry Repair Department. Shuster, William George // JCK;Aug2000, Vol. 171 Issue 8, p82 

    Part I. Provides ways to improve efficiency and productivity in jewelry repair shops. Description of an efficiently run repair shop; Superiority in skills of bench jewelers; Importance of shop layout. INSETS: Contact the Experts;Just the Facts.

  • JEWELRY REVIVAL. Weideger, Paula; Barzilay Freund, Anthony // Town & Country;Oct2006, Vol. 160 Issue 5317, p158 

    The article offers tips on restoring antique jewelry and how to choose a jeweler to do the repair.

  • ELECTRIFYING RESULTS. Mann, Mark B. // JCK;Nov2001, Vol. 172 Issue 11, p116 

    Focuses on tongue reassembly as a requirement for becoming certified in the second level of Bench Jeweler Certification program of JA. Use of ABI Tack III welders for application; Steps on using the conventional method of torch soldering; Accounts on the work of the author on repairing a tongue...

  • Tightening Prongs. Revere, Alan; Cronauer, Werner; Friedman, Edward // JCK;Jun2001, Vol. 172 Issue 6, p280 

    Gives tips on repairing jewelry. Common problems related to prongs; Procedure for tightening prongs.

Share

Read the Article

Courtesy of THE LIBRARY OF VIRGINIA

Sorry, but this item is not currently available from your library.

Try another library?
Sign out of this library

Other Topics