Categories: Jewellery 10103 Jun 2018
Options for Attaching a Charm to Jewellery or Keepsakes
Traditional charms come with open jump rings that used to be securely soldered closed through the links of a chain by a jeweller. However these days there are many more options!
Charms are little symbols we use to tell stories of people. places or precious moments in sterling silver or solid gold. Today, these charming little symbols can also be worn as pendants, earrings, cufflinks, rings, brooches or pins and attached in many different ways.
On each Oh My Giddy Aunt's charm product description page you will find an "Add On" section with several different attaching options so you can add charms to bracelets, necklaces or keyrings.
Please find a brief explanation of each charm attaching option in the information below.
A link lock is a very secure, permanent way to lock a charm into place on a chain. A closed link lock also creates a secure pendant loop that can have a fine chain threaded through if you would like to wear the charm as a necklace. Link Locks are available in sterling silver or 9ct yellow gold and can be added instantly to your order.
A charm can be clipped on to a necklace or chain and worn right away. The clip on clasp option also allows you to change or add charms as desired.
A charms jump ring can be soldered closed at the time of making the charm. Soldering will add about 7 days to your order but a soldered jump ring is permanently closed either through the link of a chain or closed so a chain can be threaded through the closed link lock.
Little sterling silver or 9ct gold split rings are like tiny little key rings that can be used to join the charm to a chain. Split rings can pull apart, but worn with care they will keep your charm in place.
Slider Charm Attachers
You can also have any traditional charm converted into a slider charm or bead charm that will slide directly on to a chain, bracelet or pandora style bracelet. Simply order the charm you would like and the Slider Charm Attacher and it will be securely soldered for you so it is ready to wear.
Charm Jewellery and Keepsakes
Most of Oh My Giddy Aunt's charms are made in Australia and can also be soldered to discs, lapel pins, rings, brooches, earrings, bookmarks, keyrings or just about anything you would like to create a memorable keepsake to tell your story! If you can't find the charm attaching option you would like please contact us and we'll always be happy to help.