The following images in this email show only 10 out of the dozens of types of closures for books and boxes. Hopefully, this email will give you some ideas for ways to make your project unique. Each of the types of closures featured can range from being very inexpensive (Velcro fasteners in first image) to being very pricey (combination lock in the second image).
The following image is a button closure that has an elasticized loop that stretches around the button.
Next, is a flexible die cut magnet that wraps half way around the book cover. The back cover has an implanted magnet inside.
The next image shows a faux leather strip and metal post closure.
The image below shows a box with an elasticized loop that is riveted to the bottom. The loop is hooked over slits made in the top of the box.
The next image shows an oval rivet that slides over a flat metal head that, when twisted 90 degrees, holds the box closed.
The box shown below was a project for Neenah Paper. The box is closed with a Velcro-lined flap of polyurethane.
This last image shows dome snaps, which are often seen on articles of clothing.
- Virtually an endless range of styles, textures, materials, colours, etc.
- Range of prices
- Easily keeps books and boxes closed when desired and easily opened.
- A final touch to a piece that can be that WOW factor