What is the Handbag Hardware?

If you are never considered handbag hardware before. The options available might blow your mind. The most common types of handbag hardware are:

  • Buckles: These could be used for an adjustable strap or as a closure
  • Buttons and snaps: Useful as closures.
    Buttons and snaps
  • Metal chain: Makes a great strap for a smaller handbag.
    Metal chain
  • Feet: Tiny metal feet for the bottom of your handbag.
  • Rings: Rings come in a few different shapes and have a variety of uses -- they can attach a strap to a bag or make a strap adjustable.|
  • Snap hooks: These are a removable connector -- useful if you want your handbag to double as a clutch.
    Snap hooks
  • Spikes and studs: Purely for decoration, spikes and/or studs can give your handbag a tough edge.
    Spikes and studs
  • Turn lock: Another sewing closure option. (My personal favorite.
    Turn lock
  • Zippers: Used as a closure or for decoration.