Bracelet with Chainmaille

STEP 1
Attach one 12mm silver jumpring to a large paper clip, or a length of wire. This will allow an easy grip while the chainmaille is short. Open the remaining jumprings.

Tip: When working with this chainmaille pattern, opening all jumprings prior to starting will make working with the design much easier.
STEP 2
Pass one 8mm dark blue jumpring through the starting 12mm silver jumpring then close. Repeat to attach a second dark blue jumpring, creating double-jumprings.

Attach one silver 12mm jumpring to both 8mm dark blue jumprings. Repeat to attach a second silver jumpring.
STEP 3
Attach two more dark blue 8mm jumprings to the previous two 12mm silver jumprings.

Pass one 12mm silver jumpring between the previous two 12mm silver jumprings from Step 2 and around the outside of the two 8mm dark blue rings without passing through the center of any rings, then close. This is called a floater jumpring because it is not attached to any other jumpring.

Tip: For more information, view our ''How to Start a Celtic Line in Chainmaille'' how-to video.
STEP 4
Attach one 12mm silver jumpring to the previous two 8mm dark blue jumprings to one side of the floater jumpring. Repeat to attach a second silver jumpring on the opposite side of the floater.
STEP 5
Repeat Steps 3 and 4, stopping approximately 1/2 inch short from the desired length to leave room for the clasp.
STEP 6
Attach the clasp using dark blue double jumprings to the last two 12mm silver jumprings added in Step 5.

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