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Beginner Skills, Inspiration, Mixed Media -

This beginner project is quick and easy to learn.  Use EPDM rubber orings and anodized aluminum jump rings from Bead Me A Story to make this quick and easy stretch chain. Then we'll show you how to join this project with Shrinkets from www.juliehaymaker.com to make a whimsical pair of earrings. Learning chainmaille can be simple, colorful and fun.

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Inspiration, Rubber Orings -

When starting a business, it's important to fill a niche in the marketplace that is not being filled.  If you are simply doing things that others have already done there is not much point to it.  Back in 2009, I started having rubber orings custom made.  At that time, I recognized that these little rubber rings were neat but there were not any good colors available on the market.  Furthermore, the quality of the orings you could buy at that time was terrible.  You never knew what color would arrive when you ordered.  Once I began having the rings...

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