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We’ve collected our best Chainmaille tutorials in one place. Learn to create the most popular weaves – Byzantine, Full Persian 6-in-1, European 4-in-1, Turkish Round Maille and even Scalemaille! Explore individual techniques with easy-to-follow instructions and helpful 3D rendering or complete maille projects. Plus, if you have questions about aspect ratio or how to make your own jump rings, we’ve got answers.
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I love to make chainmaille jewelry. I want to start making my own jumprings but I don't know if I should use full-hard or half-hard wire. I like 18 and 20 gauge and I know you carry both.
Either dead-soft or half-hard wire is easier to form and can give you a tight coil. Full-hard wire is tempered to resist forming so it might be...
Is there an increased demand for wire and chainmaille jewelry? I have noticed articles and magazines catering to wire and jumpring/chainmaille jewelry a lot lately.
Yes, you are absolutely right. Wire and chainmaille designs are hot, showing up in fashion, magazines, articles and classes across the...
I've been having an extremely frustrating time trying to get jump rings cut using the coil cutting pliers. I'm using 20 gauge, silver coated copper. The coil I'm cutting is 4mm OD and I'm using a 2/0 blade to cut (I've tried 1/0 as well because I...
Beeswax is definitely the missing element. Pass your blade over the beeswax two to three times before cutting the coil and it will glide through the...