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Beginner Project - Vertebrae Bracelet

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Beginner Project - Vertebrae Bracelet

There is a kit for this project available for purchase.  I wanted to provide this in a video as it is often the very first project that people try to make with chainmaille.  It is a one size fits most pattern and the jump rings are fairly large and easy to work with.  

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Shaggy Feather Boa Bracelet & Earrings

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Shaggy Feather Boa Bracelet & Earrings

Here is another project that combines chainmaille and Shrinkets (shrinky dinks).  Once you learn to make a basic weave, shouldn't you jazz it up with some custom additions?  We think so.  In this video, you will learn to make a Shaggy Loop Bracelet with Shrinket Feather Fans added in to give the piece more movement and flair. Supplies for Bracelet: based on size medium (6 1/2" wrist) 154 Jump Rings SQUARE 18g 3/16" - Gold 22 EPDM Rubber Orings 7.25mm - Cupcake Pink 132 Jump Rings SQUARE 18g 3/16" - Rose Pink 88 Jump Rings 18g 3/16" - Light Pink...

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How to make Flower Pens

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How to make Flower Pens

In this lesson, you will be using chainmaille techniques to create a pen topper. Then, apply EPDM rubber orings to the base of the pen to make a comfortable pen grip that adds even more color to the design. All materials for this project are available at www.beadmeastory.com  The bonus lesson using Shrinkets as petals is inspired by designs from www.juliehaymaker.com   You may print this FREE FLOWER PETAL TEMPLATE for use with the Shrinkets version of this pen.  

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How to make a Bangle Link Chain & Horseshoe Chain

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How to make a Bangle Link Chain & Horseshoe Chain

Use our 10.1mm Orings & 20g 5/32" jump rings to make this fun new chain.  I've included a bonus section at the end to show how to add pineapple charms to the chain.  

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Byzantine Stretch Bracelet (closed ring chainmaille)

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Byzantine Stretch Bracelet (closed ring chainmaille)

This video takes you step by step through the process of making a Byzantine Stretch Bracelet.  Using our EPDM rubber orings and anodized aluminum jump rings this project can be made in many colors and sizes.  

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