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Chainmail: Wrapping up

It’s taken me a while, but here’s my final post on chainmail! The last important thing to know before you start making a pattern is how to bend the rings. Now, I know this sounds a bit unnecesary, but if … Continue reading

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Chainmail: getting supplies

After the terminology, it is time for the materials and practical tips! There are really only three essentials for making chainmail: the rings, pliers to bend them and a work surface. You can get rings in many different sizes and … Continue reading

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Chainmail: before you begin

  Before I start with the proper how-to part of this series, I wanted to explain a few terms that will be useful in the future, so there will be a handy list to refer back to. I will also … Continue reading

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Chainmail: an Introduction

In the past, I have posted pictures of chainmail jewelery I have made on this blog. Because this is one of my favourite hobbies I would like to share a bit more about it, and maybe show you how to … Continue reading

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Happy Holidays!

Happy holidays and merry Christmas and a belated happy Sinterklaas! Here’s a picture of some keychains I made as gifts. They are Japanese 12-in-2, which means there are twelve little rings for every two bigger ones.

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Chainmail

Making chainmail is not exactly a modern art, but in some places it’s still pretty popular. Fantasy fairs, for example, or reproductions of medieval armour. I make chainmail too, sometimes, but it’s usually in the form of jewellery. The rings … Continue reading

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