I solder all jumprings, solderpaste is quick and easy.
except i always, on neck chains, use a catch that has an un-soldered
if the chain is pulled and does not break the link comes open.
I recently did a PART course, Predict Assess and Respond to
Aggressive students, NOT JEWELLERY.
Neck chains can be deadly in the hands of an attacker. Or so they
I have seen a chain that was broken, when a home invader tried to
choke the home owner.
A dumb thing to do in front of the family’s pit bull cross (usually
very tame and friendly), you can guess the rest.
It was a heavy chain and broke in two places.
Also accidents can happen, chains can choke. OK 1 in a million.
Better safe than sued. Also cheaper to replace a clasp than fix a
In my experience young children are the most likely culprits in
I believe safety of jewellery is up to the wearer.
Shiny earring + small child = ouch!