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I am a chain mail artist considering making my own sterling silver jump rings. Is the cost saving to buy sterling wire and make the rings myself worth the effort? My preferences for wire are 16 and 18 gauge half-hard wire.
With the great number of jumprings you need for various chainmaille patterns, you'll find buying formed jumprings in volume or buying sterling silver...
I was wondering what jumprings (size; gauge; soft; hard) etc. you would use to make a sterling silver chainmaille bracelet? Is there a standard and does that stand true for copper and bronze?
A variety of jumprings work for making chainmaille jewelry, but as a rule the heavier gauges (16, 18 and 20-gauges) of half-hard to hard wire work...
I am interested in making some chainmaille jewelry. One bracelet only gives the number of jumprings needed in troy ounces. Since I'm just learning, I want to make it in silver plated rings, and not sterling silver. I intend to make my own rings and...
There are approximately 149 18-gauge 6.5mm jumprings per troy ounce. The troy ounce measurement is reserved for precious metal only. Generally...