There is nothing wrong with jump rings as connectors.  But if you made your own out of wire, then the jewelry design will take on a unique look.  Check out this lovely wire wrapped connector tutorial by this Vietnamese wire artist, Lan Anh Handmade. The rosettes are very pretty indeed! The DIY also includes how to make the clasp ends.

This designer does not give measurements so you will have to experiment for the rosette sizes you want.  Also note, all the wire bending is done without tools. Naturally, you can make the end loops with either your round nose pliers or a bail forming pliers if you have one.

Someone commented and said that the end loops look like leaves.  Well, you can make them even more leaf-like if you tapered the loops by compressing the rounded ends with your chain nose pliers!

Update :  Lan has since updated with measurements.

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