Discover how easy it is to make professional-looking jewelry using a single technique: opening and closing jump rings into a seamless circle. Follow along with Art Jewelry editorial associate Theresa Abelew as she explains chain mails basic terminology and techniques, and demonstrates, step-by-step, the five most popular chain mail weaves:
Take your skills even further as Theresa demonstrates a bracelet made from a hybrid technique known as Turkish round. Also included are additional techniques on making your own jump rings, using a rotary tumbler, and darkening metal patina with liver of sulfur.
A Bonus PDF includes two additional easy chain mail jewelry projects so you can put your newfound skills to use right away.