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Chain Maille Jewelry Workshop: Techniques and Projects for Weaving with Wire

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Synopsis:

Discover the most comprehensive technique-based guide for one of the most popular trends in jewelry—chain maille. While most chain maille books of today are project-based, Chain Maille Jewelry Workshop is unique, showcasing techniques and jewelry workshops designed to deliver projects that empower rather than imitate.

Jewelry artist and author Karen Karon offers in-depth instruction for 24 basic weaves that can be incorporated into your distinctive jewelry projects. Karon provides a thorough but flexible approach to techniques, proves that weaving can be done in a multitude of ways, and demonstrates how “speed weaving” is ideal for large projects. With projects that progressively increase in chain pattern complexity found with each technique offered, beginner and novice jewelry makers alike will find inspiration that suites their skill level.

Every chapter provides 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.

Synopsis:

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 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 that Chain Maille Jewelry Workshop is the ideal resource for innovation and originality in chain maille jewelry making.

About the Author

Karen Karon is a PMC Guild certified instructor. She studies and teaches classes at Metalwerx in Waltham, Massachusetts and also offers private chain maille jewelry classes. Shes a contributor to Step-by-Step Jewelry magazine, Bead Style, and Art Jewelry. Karen lives in Massachusetts.

Table of Contents

Introduction

How to Use This Book

Chapter 1: Chain Maille Basics

Jump Rings

Tools

Working with Jump Rings

Troubleshooting for Common Problems

Chapter 2: Getting Started

1 by 1 Chain

1 by 2 Chain

2 by 1 Chain

2 by 2 Chain

Project: Beaded 1 by 2 Chain Bracelet

Chapter 3: Byzantine Weaves

Byzantine Weave

Byzantine Rose Chain

Triple Point Byzantine Unit

Romanov Unit

Box Chain

Project: Byzantine “Evil Eye” Bracelet

Chapter 4: Spiral Weaves

Spiral Chain

Jens Pind Linkage

Project: Double Spiral Earrings with Pearls

Chapter 5: European 4-in-1 Weaves

European 4-in-1 Sheet Weave

European 4-in-1 Ring

European 4-in-1 Round Maille Tube

European 4-in-1 Shapes

Project: Graduated European 4-in-1 Chain Necklace

Chapter 6: Orbital Captive Weaves

Parallel Chain

Parallel Flower Unit

Project: Parallel Twist Earrings

Chapter 7: Round Maille Weaves

Round Maille Weave

Turkish Round Maille Weave

Inverted Round Maille Weave

Project: Caged Pearls Round Maille Bracelet

Chapter 8: Persian Weaves

Full Persian Weave

Half-Persian 4-in-1 Weave

Half-Persian 3-in-1 Chain

Half-Persian 3-in-1 Sheet

Project: Reversible Double Half-Persian 4-in-1 Collar

Chapter 9: Dragonscale Weave

Dragonscale Weave

Project: Royal Dragonscale Collar

Chapter 10: Finishing

Findings

Design 101

Final Finish

Maintenance and Storage

Resources

Aspect Ratio Charts

Fraction to Millimeter Conversion Chart

Millimeter to Inch Conversion Charts

Index

Product Details

ISBN:
9781596686458
Author:
Karon, Karen
Publisher:
Interweave Press
Subject:
Jewelry
Subject:
Crafts-Jewelry Techniques
Edition Description:
Trade Paper
Publication Date:
20120831
Binding:
TRADE PAPER
Language:
English
Illustrations:
Two-color art throughout, color photos t
Pages:
144
Dimensions:
10.25 x 8.5 in

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"Synopsis" by ,
Discover the most comprehensive technique-based guide for one of the most popular trends in jewelry—chain maille. While most chain maille books of today are project-based, Chain Maille Jewelry Workshop is unique, showcasing techniques and jewelry workshops designed to deliver projects that empower rather than imitate.

Jewelry artist and author Karen Karon offers in-depth instruction for 24 basic weaves that can be incorporated into your distinctive jewelry projects. Karon provides a thorough but flexible approach to techniques, proves that weaving can be done in a multitude of ways, and demonstrates how “speed weaving” is ideal for large projects. With projects that progressively increase in chain pattern complexity found with each technique offered, beginner and novice jewelry makers alike will find inspiration that suites their skill level.

Every chapter provides 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.

"Synopsis" by ,
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 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 that Chain Maille Jewelry Workshop is the ideal resource for innovation and originality in chain maille jewelry making.

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