Jump Rings

jump rings

I finally get to experiment with making metal jewellery! The method is called European 4-in-1 speedweaving and you just need a whole bunch of  jump rings. It’s the same method for making armour back in the days!

I didn’t think I could do it because it looked really complicated, but when I finally got down to trying it, I got the hang of it pretty quickly.

And it’s so exciting! I cannot wait to develop a collection of jewellery from it! I’m starting to get inspired already!

Here’s my first sample piece:

closed weave

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