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I started making jewelry about two years ago after a knee surgery left me laid up for an extended period of time. I'm self taught--the internet and library have been great resources for learning how ...

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Captive Ring Chainmaille Bracelet

from Little Hill Jewelry on Craftsy
(5) Name: 'Jewelry : Captive Ring Chainmaille Bracelet
Captive Ring Chainmaille Bracelet
Captive Ring Chainmaille Bracelet
Captive Ring Chainmaille Bracelet

Basic Skills Necessary:

  • Basic knowledge of chainmaille helpful, but not necessary

Pattern Description:

This pattern makes a really unique, complex looking chainmaille bracelet. The bracelet itself looks great made with all kinds of different metals, from silver to copper to aluminum. In this tutorial, I used aluminum rings because I love how light a metal it is.

Included in this tutorial are over 30 crisp, detailed photos to help you create this really fun bracelet. The end result may look pretty complicated, but I break the construction down into really easy to follow steps. Your friends will be amazed at what you create using this pattern.

And of course, I am always available to answer any questions you may have. My contact information is included at the end of the packet.

Sizing / Finished Measurements:

  • The material list provided will yield a bracelet approx 7.5-8" in length


  • Chain nose pliers
  • Needle nose pliers
  • 18G 9/32" ID Rings -- approx 30
  • 18G 1/4" ID Rings -- approx 30
  • 18G 3/16" ID Rings -- approx 75
  • 18G 5/32" ID Rings -- approx 30

You Will Also Need:

  • Clasp of your choice