Clasps for Necklaces
>> 2. What kind of clasps were used on necklaces during the elizabethanI have a book I purchased at the Museum of London called "The Cheapside
>> era? beads strung on thread then attatched to a ribbon, toggle clasps??
>> I have no idea and haven't found any texts or pictures to give me any
>> clues, help?
Horde" by Hazel Forsyth. Page 52 and 53 are beautiful color pictures of
enameled necklaces. Where I can see cosures, it's a small gold hook on one
side and a small loop on the other. I've seen similar at the craft stores.
If you e-mail me directly at jess@... I can send you a
picture- but I don't have a scanner, just my digital cameral. Not sure how
much detail you will be able to see, but it might help you decide if you
want to buy the book.