stage 5 ball catchstage 5 ball catch

How to Make a Ball Clasp

  • Description

    This course will show you how to make a twist key lock catch that can be used on a pearl necklace. This lesson has some great doming forming and ball making tips, as well as some valuable soldering lessons. Peter will explain each step of the way making your learning experience enjoyable and rewarding.

    This lesson includes three videos:

    • Part 1 - Key lock ball catch part one - 42 min 9 sec
    • Part 2 - Key lock ball catch part 2 - 20 min 22 sec
    • Part 3 - Firescale prevention - 10 min 51 sec
    • Plus two PDF instructional downloads


    • Sterling silver sheet 0.8mm x 64mm x 18mm
    • Sterling silver wire 2.7mm x 2.7mm x 35mm
  • Includes

    Purchase also includes these instructional PDF downloads:

    • BallCatch.pdf
    • FirescaleonSterlingSilver.pdf
  • Author

You assume all responsibility and risk for the use of the safety resources available on or through this web page. The International Gem Society LLC does not assume any liability for the materials, information and opinions provided on, or available through, this web page. No advice or information provided by this website shall create any warranty. Reliance on such advice, information or the content of this web page is solely at your own risk, including without limitation any safety guidelines, resources or precautions, or any other information related to safety that may be available on or through this web page. The International Gem Society LLC disclaims any liability for injury, death or damages resulting from the use thereof.