Chain maille jewelry workshop: techniques and projects for by Karen Karon

By Karen Karon

Observe the final word technique-based advisor for one of many best developments in jewellery making - chain maille.

In Chain Maille jewellery Workshop you will find a number of weaving innovations for making present day most well-liked chain maille weaves - from basic chains to beaded wonders to elaborate Dragonscale.Jewelry artist and writer Karen Karon pairs in-depth, step by step directions with colour illustrations that express precisely the place to put the following bounce ring. you are going to additionally get a radical yet versatile method of strategies that end up weaving may be performed in a mess of how and demonstrations on “speed weaving,” that's excellent for big tasks. Designs gradually elevate in complexity, so each jewellery maker - newbie and professional - will locate notion and tasks that suites their ability level.

What's extra to like? each bankruptcy offers a special jewellery venture and a plethora of layout recommendation, visible suggestion, shortcuts, advice, and methods, in addition to suggestions for attaching clasps and findings. Chain Maille jewellery Workshop is your excellent source for innovation and originality in chain maille jewellery making.

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2). 3. To properly position the jump rings, rotate the second (purple) jump ring clockwise or counterclockwise, forming an opening or “eye” between the 2 jump rings as Figure 86 4. Thread 1 open (orange) jump ring through the eye using a TE connection (page 22) and then close it.  3). 5. Thread 1 open (blue) jump ring through the eye using a TE connection and then close it.  4). 6. Continue threading, closing, and rotating jump rings in this manner until your chain reaches the desired length.  4 Spiral Weaves | Spiral Chain 51 TRY THIS: Double-Spiral Chain For a popular take on the simple Spiral Chain, create a Double-Spiral Chain.

Thread 1 Byzantine chain segment, 1 bead component, and then another Byzantine segment onto a large open jump ring.  2). 5. Thread another large open jump ring through the opposite ends of the Byzantine chains and bead component joined in Step 4. To create a stand-alone unit, close this large jump ring.  3). Connecting Romanov Units to Form a Chain 6.  4).  5). Figure 75 note: Closing the jump ring at this 7. step can be a little tricky because, with all of the components now on the jump ring, there is not a lot of surface left to grab with your pliers; the larger the jump ring, the easier it will be.

5). Figure 75 note: Closing the jump ring at this 7. step can be a little tricky because, with all of the components now on the jump ring, there is not a lot of surface left to grab with your pliers; the larger the jump ring, the easier it will be.  6). 8. To finish the chain, thread 1 large open jump ring through the ends of the last Byzantine segments and bead component.  7).  7 Byzantine Weaves | Romanov Unit 45 Byzantine Evil-Eye Bracelet I call this design the Evil-Eye Bracelet because the blue-crystal Romanov unit in the center resembles the eye motif used in many traditional cultures.

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