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Free Chain Maille Tutorials (4/28/2014)

2014 April 28

Chain Maille is another versatile jewelry making technique that can add variety to your jewelry. While it can be difficult at first, if you stick with it your hands will get used to working together with two pairs of pliers. It just takes practice and developing “muscle memory”, memories stored in your brain that are much like a cache of frequently enacted tasks for your muscles.

Triple Byzantine Weave Chain

Triple Byzantine Weave Chain

Triple Byzantine Weave Chain – Tutorial Thu, 24 Apr 2014 07:40:53 GMT

Here I have made this wonderful bracelet- a Triple Byzantine Chain.  Its just so lovely to touch.  You can buy one here…. Or make your own with my instructions as a tutorial on Later this chain will feature in a Jewellery making competition on Instructables, so please feel free to vote for me.  Thank you.

Japanese 12 in 1 Chainmaille Tutorial Sat, 14 Sep 2013 10:45:42 GMT

Using this tutorial you can also do the Japanese 12 in 2 chainmaille model, but the aspect ratio (AR = the inner diameter – ID divided by the wire diameter – WD) will differ. You can start in multiple ways – either with the big rings closed and the small ones opened, or inverse, or using the free style (opening and closing each ring at its time).

Chain Maille Earrings

Chain Maille Earrings

Chain Maille Earrings Tutorial Mon, 24 Mar 2014 12:00:00 GMT

I’m not a real aficionado of chain maille, but once in awhile it’s really fun to dabble in, especially when you can whip up a fast and easy (and super-cute) pair of earrings in almost no time!  I’m not sure exactly what you would call this pattern of linking your jump rings: it is either a simple 1 x 1 chain with extra loops added to every other link, or it’s a 3 x 1 chain without the second attachment for the outer rings of each 3.

Helm Chain Maille Earrings Tutorial Thu, 25 Oct 2012 02:49:50 GMT

Now I’m still a novice when it comes to chain maille and finally I found time to learn a basic chain maille pattern – Helm Chain Maille and decided to make some earrings.

Beaded Chainmail Bracelets

Beaded Chainmail Bracelets

Fresh-Color Beaded Chainmail Bracelets Sat, 12 Apr 2014 07:00:21 GMT

Here I’m gonna to demonstrate you a tutorial on how to make a chainmail bracelet with glass beads. It’s a little complicated, but worth your time and patience. Pattern or design used: My own design – Tutorial on Making Fresh-Color Beaded Chainmail Bracelets

Jens Pind Chainmaille Tutorial Tue, 03 Dec 2013 12:58:51 GMT

The goal of this tutorial is to explain how to make the jens pind weave. For this tutorial you will need rings with an aspect ratio (AR = inner diameter – ID divided by the wire diameter – WD) of ~ 3 amd two pairs of pliers without teeth. I used rings with a wire diameter of 1,17 mm and an inner diameter of 3,5 mm.

Chainmail Basic Units Tutorial

In this video I show you once again how to make basic units, and how to connect those units into a length of chain. Once again keep suggesting pepakura files, and hope you like the video and future videos.

How to use Chainmail (Byzantine) in Jewelry Beading Tutorial

Project of today: How to use chainmail in regular jewelry. A little chainmail can really spice up your jewelry!

Create a Rubber Chainmaille Bracelet

Make your own chain maille jewelry! This DIY project combines rubber o-rings with jump rings to make a stretchy cuff bracelet. Purchase a step-by-step tutorial and complete jewelry kit for Hex Path Cuff on plus shop more than 100 other project ideas!

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