Jump rings are jewelry-making essentials, as they provide secure connection points for multiple strands, adding clasps, and more. Be prepared for every project and keep a supply of jump rings in your stash. This jump ring is round in shape. Use two sets of pliers to twist the ends of this jump ring open. Add your charms, chain, or other findings and then twist again to close. You should hear a click, indicating that the jump ring ends are close enough together to remain secure.