Hi Everyone -
I’ve been buying neoprene rubber neck cords with sterling silver
clasps from Rio Grande, and I keep getting returns from customers
because the rubber slips out of the clasp. I’ve tried crimping
them, but that’s a mistake. The silver is thin and deforms very
I make certain that the pendants are not too heavy for the cord by
making sure that the necklace remains round when the pendant is
attached, so I don’t think that weight is the issue.
Is this just a problem inherent with using neoprene rubber cords?
Is the problem with Rio Grande’s manufacturer? Is there a better
solution or a better supplier?
I really like this look, so I’m hoping to be able to continue using