Advanced Chain Maille Jewelry Workshop: Weaving with Rings by Karen Karon

By Karen Karon

Chain maille styles and weaves that take jewellery layout into new frontiers!

Jewelry artists will take pleasure in a set of recent, less-common weaves and tough tasks that motivate and educate.

Author Karen Karon starts off by way of reviewing easy chain maille weaves so that it will set the degree for the extra advanced weaves during this e-book. She explains options wanted while operating past the fundamentals: tools for remaining a weave, operating with micro jewelry, operating huge scale, and utilizing replacement fabrics in weaves. The publication is then divided into four sections, every one dedicated to a specific kind of weave: new Persian weaves, Elf-based weaves, Hybrid weaves, and Scale Maille weaves that comprise sheet steel scales into conventional weaves for a outstanding impact. Sprinkled during the illustrated step by step directions for every weave procedure are priceless advice from Karen to assist make certain a stunning complete piece.

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69 Swing the flap back down. 62 64 70 Sink the flap (closed reverse fold). Reverse fold the hidden flap. indd 62 (RAY) (Text) 6/25/13 4:59 PM PM Job:06-30780 Title: Origami6/25/13 Masters3:56 Bugs #175 DTP:228 Page:62 ters Bugs Page:62 71 72 Unsink a single layer. 73 Swing the flap up. 74 75 Valley fold the flap up. 76 Swing the flap over. 77 Valley fold the thick flap up (it is partially hidden). 78 Precrease: fold and unfold. 79 60–76 Mirror steps 60 to 76 on the opposite side. Turn over. Swing the small flaps down.

Indd 51 (RAY) (Text) 51 7/4/13 11:25 AM PM Job:06-30780 Title: Origami6/25/13 Masters3:56 Bugs #175 DTP:228 Page:51 44 45 Turn over. Mountain fold. 47 48 Valley fold up as far as possible. Valley fold. 49 Reverse fold the top set of flaps, distributing the layers evenly. 50 51 Valley fold the top layers outward. 52 46 Valley fold along the angle bisectors. Wrap all of the layers around. 52 Wrap all of the layers around. indd 52 (RAY) (Text) 6/25/13 4:57 PM PM Job:06-30780 Title: Origami6/25/13 Masters3:56 Bugs #175 DTP:228 Page:52 ters Bugs Page:52 53 54 Mountain fold along the angle bisectors.

29 28 Squash fold. 30 Wrap around two layers. 31 26–28 Swing two flaps over. 32 33 Petal fold under. 50 Squash fold. Mirror steps 26 to 28 on the other side. 34 Swing one flap over. Valley fold up, while swiveling the top layer over. indd 50 (RAY) (Text) 6/25/13 4:57 PM PM Job:06-30780 Title: Origami6/25/13 Masters3:56 Bugs #175 DTP:228 Page:50 ters Bugs Page:50 35 36 Valley fold down while swiveling over. 38 37 Swivel fold under along the angle bisector. 39 Closed sink along the existing crease.

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