By Karen Karon
Chain maille styles and weaves that take jewellery layout into new frontiers!
Jewelry artists will take pleasure in a suite of latest, less-common weaves and not easy tasks that encourage and educate.
Author Karen Karon starts by means of reviewing simple chain maille weaves so as to set the degree for the extra advanced weaves during this publication. She explains concepts wanted whilst operating past the fundamentals: tools for last a weave, operating with micro jewelry, operating huge scale, and utilizing replacement fabrics in weaves. The ebook is then divided into four sections, every one dedicated to a selected form of weave: new Persian weaves, Elf-based weaves, Hybrid weaves, and Scale Maille weaves that comprise sheet steel scales into conventional weaves for a remarkable impression. Sprinkled during the illustrated step by step directions for every weave strategy are necessary information from Karen to aid be certain a gorgeous complete piece.
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18. Thread 1 open (blue) bounce ring in the course of the similar three (red/purple/pale blue) leap earrings through weaving lower than the guts (red) leap ring and up in the course of the eye of the horizontal (purple/pale blue) leap jewelry (Fig. 17). shut the open bounce ring and place it to the left aspect of the weave (fifth row of leap earrings added). 19. turn the piece over as you will a pancake (Fig. 18, front). proceed operating during this demeanour, including 2 leap earrings after which three leap jewelry, until eventually your piece reaches the specified size. Two-Tone GSG Sheet Necklace This anodized niobium necklace venture in cool blue tones illustrates shaping via incorporating mirror-image weaving. utilizing shades highlights the swap in weaving path, and the cool blue tones undertaking an off-the-cuff vibe, ideal to pair along with your favourite denims. after all, you could swap the colour scheme to compare any outfit or go well with any temper. for instance, you may mix orange and crimson leap jewelry to warmth issues up or make a daring assertion by means of pairing complementary shades corresponding to turquoise and copper. you may additionally make a extra conventional, subtler model utilizing vintage sterling silver bounce jewelry. offers 358 cobalt blue niobium bounce earrings, saw-cut, 20g (AWG), 5⁄32" identity 352 teal niobium leap jewelry, saw-cut, 20g (AWG), 5⁄32" identification 1 silver-plated brass 2-strand slide clasp accomplished size 17" (43 cm) no longer together with clasp Weave the trend 1. Weave one part of the GSG sheet (vertical, three bounce earrings throughout) necklace utilizing 354 cobalt blue bounce jewelry as proven on GSG Sheet Weave. the ultimate three bounce jewelry extra will be layered within the wrong way from the 1st three bounce earrings within the tape (right over left): four cobalt blue bounce earrings will stay. 2. start the opposite aspect of the necklace by means of including the following row of three bounce earrings. paintings within the wrong way (mirror photograph) utilizing the teal bounce jewelry. Thread the 1st teal leap ring throughout the eye at the correct facet of the weave and place it to the fitting. The weave may be tight on the nook simply shaped. three. proceed weaving the teal bounce earrings within the new path until eventually the necklace is entire: four teal bounce jewelry will stay. end four. connect one half the 2-strand clasp through threading four cobalt blue leap jewelry (2 in every one loop of the clasp) throughout the 2 eyes on the finish of the cobalt blue part of the chain. five. connect the opposite half the 2-strand clasp by way of threading four teal bounce jewelry (2 in every one loop of the clasp) during the 2 eyes on the finish of the teal part of the chain. Mixed-Metal Claspless Viperscale Bracelet This undertaking will educate you the way to attach the ends of the Viperscale weave to create a closed circle that may be used for claspless bracelets, jewelry, and extra. Create a vintage piece in useful steel or combine up a few colourful anodized aluminum leap earrings for a enjoyable, extra playful glance. provides eighty one sterling silver leap earrings, 16g (AWG), eight mm identification fifty four gold-filled bounce jewelry, 16g (AWG), eight mm identification complete size approximately 73⁄4" (19. five cm) open flat (length prior to remaining) Weave the development 1.