Chain Maille Jewelry Workshop: Techniques and Projects for Weaving with Wire


Author: Karen Karon
Paperback: 144 pages
Publisher: Interweave
Language: English

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Discover the ultimate technique-based guide for one of the top trends in jewelry making: chain maille.

In "Chain Maille Jewelry Workshop," you'll find more than 24 techniques for making today's most popular chain maille weaves - from simple chains to beaded wonders to intricate Dragonscale.

Karen Karon pairs in-depth, step-by-step instructions with color illustrations that show exactly where to place the next jump ring.

You'll also get a thorough but flexible approach to techniques that prove weaving can be done in a multitude of ways and demonstrations on "speed weaving," which is ideal for large projects.

Designs progressively increase in complexity, so every jewelry maker - beginner or pro - will find inspiration and projects that suit their skill level.

Every chapter features a unique jewelry project and a plethora of design advice, visual inspiration, shortcuts, tips, and tricks, as well as guidance for attaching clasps and findings.