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Chain Mail Jewelry: Contemporary Designs…

Chain Mail Jewelry: Contemporary Designs from Classic Techniques (2006)

by Terry Taylor

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A must read for any chain maille jewelry enthuasist. The authors covers a range of weaves, materials, jewelry items for both men and women. ( )
  beadinggem | Mar 17, 2008 |
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No one knows precisely when or where the technique of interlinking metal rings to create a mesh structure-chain mail-came into being.
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Thanks to its exquisite, easily mastered techniques and elegant lines, chain mail--the classic art of linking metal rings--is enjoying a creative resurgence among jewellery makers. This attractive resource is the first full-color book on the market to help beginners and intermediates get in on the craze. With computer-generated illustrations that show every step, it thoroughly introduces all the key construction procedures, including the proper methods of winding, opening, and closing the metal rings. The 30 projects include a simple pendant encasing a large semiprecious stone and a flat chain-mail neckpiece that colorfully combines copper and blue titanium rings. Plus, there's advice on polishing the pieces, tips on adding pearls or beads, and a gallery of works by professional jewelers.… (more)

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