Wide bangles typically used secure hinges with tongue and groove type clasps also known as box claspswhile more delicate link bracelets used ring clasps. To give you an idea of time both my Grandmas were born in the late s and died during the s so your article is so helpful. I go to lots of estate and yard sales so this will help me when looking at the jewelry. Thank you for making it easy! You can use this to streamline signing up for, or signing in to your Hubpages account. I have old bracelet but no marks and I have no idea the year made or place. Although mostly seen on older brooches, some inexpensive brooches are made with C-clasps even today.
This has been so helpful as I have inherited a lot of jewelry and no nothing about it.
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