If you are never considered handbag hardware before. The options available might blow your mind. The most common types of handbag hardware are:
1.Buckles: These could be used for an adjustable strap or as a closure
2.Buttons and snaps: Useful as closures.
Buttons and snaps
3.Metal chain: Makes a great strap for a smaller handbag.
4.Feet: Tiny metal feet for the bottom of your handbag.
5.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.|
6.Snap hooks: These are a removable connector -- useful if you want your handbag to double as a clutch.
7.Spikes and studs: Purely for decoration, spikes and/or studs can give your handbag a tough edge.
Spikes and studs
8.Turn lock: Another sewing closure option. (My personal favorite.
9.Zippers: Used as a closure or for decoration.