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Advanced Chain Maille Jewelry Workshop

by Karen Karon

Chain maille patterns and weaves that take jewelry design into new frontiers! Jewelry artists will enjoy a collection of new, less-common weaves and challenging projects that inspire and educate. Author Karen Karon begins by reviewing basic chain maille weaves in order to set the stage for the more complex weaves in this book. She explains techniques needed when working beyond the basics: methods for closing a weave, working with micro rings, working large scale, and using alternative materials in weaves. The book is then divided into 4 sections, each devoted to a particular type of weave: new Persian weaves, Elf-based weaves, Hybrid weaves, and Scale Maille weaves that incorporate sheet metal scales into traditional weaves for a striking effect. Sprinkled throughout the illustrated step-by-step instructions for each weave technique are valuable tips from Karen to help ensure a beautiful finished piece.

Chain Maille Jewelry Workshop

by Karen Karon

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 multiple weaving techniques for making today's most popular chain maille weaves - from simple chains to beaded wonders to intricate Dragonscale.Jewelry artist and author 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 and pro - will find inspiration and projects that suites their skill level.What's more to love? Every chapter provides 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. Chain Maille Jewelry Workshop is your ideal resource for innovation and originality in chain maille jewelry making.

Chain Maille Jewelry Workshop

by Karen Karon

Discover the ultimate technique-based guide for one of the top trends in jewelry making-chain maille. InChain Maille Jewelry Workshop, you'll find more than two dozen techniques for making today's most popular chain maille weaves-from simple chains to beaded wonders to intricate Dragonscale. Jewelry artist and author 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 suite their skill level. What's more to love? Every chapter provides 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. It's no wonder thatChain Maille Jewelry Workshopis the ideal resource for innovation and originality in chain maille jewelry making.

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