A key component of everyone's jewellery making tool-box! Jump rings are used for joining two or more items together. They have a gap cut into the ring, which can be opened and closed to form a secure fastening. Available in a range of sizes, colours and diameters of wire. If you are looking for Jump Rings for chain maille, you can find them here. Chain Maille rings tend to be weaker (easier to open), more accurate in size and with square-cut ends that tend to close closer together.
The correct way to open and close a jump ring is to think of it as opening and closing a door - do not pull them apart, making the circle larger.