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Timmins, ON Canada

I think I was born into creativity. With a goldsmith for a grandfather, a photographer for a father and a silversmith/glass artist for a mother it was unavoidable! I've worked in many mediums over ...

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European Chain Pattern

from KaeLynn Design
(5) Name: 'Jewelry : European Chain Pattern
European Chain Pattern
European Chain Pattern
European Chain Pattern
European Chain Pattern

Basic Skills Necessary:

  • knowledge of the proper way to open and close jump rings without distortion

Pattern Description:

This tutorial will teach you to construct the European chainmaille weave. This is a weave suitable for even beginners to chainmaille and is so versatile! Just look at the other pics to the right to see some of the jewelry that I have created with this beautiful chain.


  • 2 pairs of smooth jawed pliers - I prefer one flat nose and one chain nose pliers
  • Precut rings in one of the recommended sizes

You Will Also Need:

  • beads and/or clasp to finish chain