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A secondary clasp on a piece of jewelry designed to help prevent loss. Squeeze the arms of the hook to release, then turn the hook to the side and slide the hook from the lock. If the hook accidentally releases, your necklace will remain secured by the safety catch.

See also: Hidden Box Clasp  Hidden clasp with safety