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Article © MAIL User: AnglianFry
First make one coil on the mandrel
Now using the same mandrel bend the wire back to the original coil.
Next wrap the wire around the mandrel once more
Clip the ends of the wire and tuck them under the extending loop
Make a second clasp and they should join like so
Now to make the two work well together takes a bit of manipulation.
First I placed the extending loop back onto the mandrel and using my pliers bent the wire in closer to the mandrel. This helps keep them from separating up too easily. Next I bent the links to lay together, see highlighted section in picture. Last I rolled the connecting links in closer to shorten the length of the clasp.
My first attempt
I enjoy the look of this clasp as it mimics the piece it is in (having the same ring diameter and material). I hope you enjoy it!
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