I agree that she is referring to a lobster claw clasp. One of the things that I would definitely change is to switch out the split rings for jump rings. I don't like split rings. I think they make a piece look less professionally finished. I was a little iffy about doubling up the chain around the ring, too, but it looks nice.
She definitely does her wrapped loops a bit differently than my method and I couldn't imagine even attempting to bead with long nails like that. I would never be able to do it!
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I couldn't even see the clasp in the video. I am to pretty sure it is the same as a lobster claw clasp. Thanks Ellen for posting this. It's really pretty. She makes it all look so darn easy !!! ; } KEEP SPARKLING !!! Love ya', Flutterfli
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Thanks for this, Ellen. The artist said she was going to use a "trigger" clasp. I never heard that term but guessed it would be the same as what I call a "lobster claw". I did some research and the two terms do refer to the same kind of clasp.
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