This 14-karat yellow-gold hinged hook & eye clasp features an oval shape and is a secure choice for light- to medium-weight beaded or fabricated necklace and bracelet designs. To use attach the clasp to the chain or strand and the eye to the opposite end. Hook the clasp onto the open end of the eye and snap the clasp closed to secure it. A hook & eye clasp is a two-part clasp that closes by simply sliding the hook through the eye. This clasp tends to be larger than other clasp types and is ideal for larger designs, bead strands or bib-style necklaces.