Chained: Create Gorgeous Chain Mail Jewelry One Ring at a Time

By Rebeca Mojica

Unchain your creativity!

Whether you're new to chain mail or a professional weaver, Chained will introduce you to the artwork of mixing steel leap jewelry into complicated designs, in a brand new manner. No different e-book indicates the right way to use such a lot of weaves in such a lot of methods, or supplies this historical paintings the sort of appealing and smooth twist. innovations as soon as used for armor now have a brand new lifestyles and will be used to create dependent adornments.

Open Chained and find:

  • Clear, special step by step photographs that might take you from beginning and shutting bounce jewelry to completing your first (or fiftieth!) project
  • Easy-to-navigate "Weave in a Nutshell" strategies for plenty of weaves that may exhibit complicated chain mail weavers the weave of a venture in exactly a couple of steps
  • 22 attractive tasks plus dozens of diversifications, together with rings, bracelets, necklaces and pendants, every one with its personal ability point and time funding rating
  • Endless ideas: pick out your favourite shades, your favourite metals, customise the dimensions of your venture, and locate notion so as to add your personal designated stamp to any piece of chain mail jewelry

Gather your pliers and lumps of leap jewelry and weave your approach to appealing jewellery with Chained.

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The edging turns fuzzy, kind of like a smooth and hairy shag carpet. this method is ridiculously effortless to appreciate, yet tremendously time-consuming to execute. in case you are in a rush, the coiled bracelet weaves usually are not for you, except for the Coiled X-Lock Byzantine Bracelet on web page 128. notwithstanding, in case you are prepared to commit the time, you will create a masterpiece of chain mail the likes of which few have noticeable. So roll up your sleeves, stretch your palms and get ready to open and shut plenty and many earrings.

It is going to purely pop open back once you allow pass. final bounce jewelry if you are new to chain mail, it is a stable inspiration to perform final earrings, as each ring should be closed at some point soon. 1 to start, grip the hoop with pairs of pliers, one in every one hand. carry onto the hoop close to the kerf (the reduce the place the observed sliced in the course of the metal). should you grip too a ways down at the ring, you will not have right leverage. For extra approximately right grip, see Plier Grip on pages 22–23. 2 here is one other view of the hoop gripped within the pliers.

Attempt each for a totally new glance! Mini jap pass jewelry The development here's nearly just like the japanese go: the one changes are that the hoop connecting to the earwire is doubled during this mini model, whereas the hoop connecting to the crystal isn't — it's a unmarried ring. utilizing smaller earrings does make this pair of jewelry tougher. Mid-length venture fabrics checklist 14 small bounce earrings: E19 silver — 19 gauge, 9/64″ (3. 6mm) 20 tiny leap earrings: B20 anodized niobium — 20 gauge, 3/32″ (2.

1 Open the entire brass jewelry, and shut all the enameled copper earrings (see remaining leap earrings on pages 20–25 and establishing bounce jewelry on pages 26–27). (Or, you could depart the enameled copper earrings uncooked and shut them as you pass. ) Weave a small jewellery brass ring during the toggle and shut. 2 With a wide brass ring, scoop three enameled copper jewelry and weave the big ring throughout the clasp ring sooner than remaining (see discover ways to Scoop on web page 28). three With a brand new huge ring, double the hoop from Step 2. four With a brand new huge ring, scoop 19 enameled copper jewelry, and struggle through the three formerly additional enameled copper earrings.

You may as well triple the earrings in case your loops are sufficiently big. Medium jewelry: D20 — 20 gauge, 1/8″ (3. 2 mm) (Note that you just mix the D19 [silver] and D20 [anodized] earrings into this one dimension. ) Small earrings: B20 — 20 gauge, 3/32″ (2. four mm) Slightly-larger earrings: E20 — 20 gauge, 9/64″ (3. 6 mm) 1 Use the fundamental twine Loop strategy on pages 30–31 to create loops on either side of your bead. the 2 loops can be at the similar airplane, as proven above. upload 2 medium sterling silver earrings to 1 loop and shut each one ring (see remaining leap jewelry on pages 20–25).

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