Modern Chain Mail Jewelry

Marilyn Gardiner
Item #67853

You will express your creative side by incorporating 18 of your favorite chain mail weaves.

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Description

Renowned designer and teacher Marilyn Gardiner teaches jewelry makers how to express their creative side by making jewelry that incorporates favorite chain mail weaves into eye-catching, stylish necklaces. The projects are divided into five styles: necklaces with pendants, necklaces with flat mesh, necklaces with a center focus, necklaces with linked segments, and asymmetrical necklaces. The spotlight is on the contemporary style of today’s woman.

• Projects feature clear, accurate, step-by-step instructions that work.
• Finished necklaces are elegant, feminine, and wearable for many occasions.
• Designs are adaptable, so jewelry makers can bring their personal style to each finished piece.

Author: Marilyn Gardiner
Size: 8.25 x 10.75
Pages: 112
Color photos: 570
Author Bio
For the past 10 years, Marilyn Gardiner has developed beadwork and chain mail kits with step-by-step instructions that work. She teaches classes in Ontario and at bead shows including the Bead&Button Show. In 2007, she was named Folk Artist in Residence – Beadwork at the Joseph Schneider Haus in Kitchener, which involved seminars and demonstrations throughout the year and a gallery show that included her work.
Table of Contents
INTRODUCTION

HOW TO USE THIS BOOK

PROJECTS
Necklaces with Pendants
Butterflies in Black & White
Caribbean Green Necklace
Larimar Stepping Stones
Autumn Filigree

Necklaces with Flat Mesh
La Ronde
European Glitter
Diamond Drops
Aloha

Necklaces with Center Focus
Big & Beautiful
Barrel of Beads
Byzantine Dangles
Graduated Double Spiral

Necklaces with Linked Segments
Knot Just Flowers
Celtic Maze

Multistrand Necklaces
Classic Chains
Celtic Stars Fantasy Necklace
Foxy Heart

Asymmetric Necklaces
Byzantine Drama
Celtic Bronze
Japanese Garden
The Lark’s Wing

WEAVE INSTRUCTIONS
Barrel Weave
Butterfly Weave
Byzantine Weave
Byzantine Filigree Weave
Byzantine Knot Weave
Celtic Labyrinth Weave
Celtic Star Weave
Chinese Knot Weave
Double Spiral Weave
European 4-in-1 Weave
Four-in-Two Weave (aka 2-on-2 Weave)
Foxtail Weave
Japanese 12-in-2 Weave
Japanese Stepping Stones Weave
Jens Pind Linkage
Möbius Weave
Roundmaille Weave
Turkish Roundmaille Weave

TECHNIQUES
Adding Beads
Adding Clasps

ABOUT THE AUTHOR

ACKNOWLEDGMENTS

INDEX


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