Handmade in France, these pin stem safety catches are the ultimate in broach security. Has a 5 mm base with a slot on the top. Overall length when closed is 6mm. Available in either 18K yellow or 18K white. To open the safety catch one has to pull the pin on the tube that slides open the slot. Top opening means that if the pinstem is tensioned correctly, the pin stem easily comes out.. Should be disassembled before soldering to protect the internal spring. After attaching to broach, pin rivet should be finished.
46C-160 18K Yellow 46E-160 18K White (Nickle Free-Alloyed with Palladium)