best catches are toggle clasps IMHO and there is no open link
College students sure love them, that's for sure. There'san inherent
style and they are easily customized in millions of ways.
But.......... A great catch has two things going for it - positive
locking and a backup safety, of which toggle clasps have neither.
Tennis bracelets typically have a box catch and a safety eight of
some have a foldover safety with a pin. Snap, click! The other
simple catch is a hook and eyeand even with that the eye is supposed
to snap into the hook so it can't just fall off. Toggles certainly
function but my gut, emotional feeling about them is that it's like
flying off to London with all the doors in your house left unlocked.
Almost all the time nobody will walk up and try to turn the