Chainmaille offers a dramatic look to any piece of jewellery. In this video course from My Craft Academy we show you how easy it is to learn the technique.
Whether you're totally new to jewellery making, or just want to improve your designs, this course will help you progress at your own pace. The course projects are perfect for beginners and intermediate beaders.
In seven video classes our expert tutors take you step-by-step through everything you need to know to create simple yet stunning jewellery.
Here's what you will make:
• A beautiful Double Chain Bracelet
• Chunky Chainmaille Earrings
• A fabulous 'Cheat' Watchstrap
• A stunning Celtic Spiral Chain
• Gorgeous Egyptian Earrings
• Beaded Cleopatra bracelet
Plus, our tutors share tips and techniques you won't want to miss.
Sarah Austin will teach you how to make your own jump rings, what to look out for when buying jump rings and what equipment you'll need to get creating.
Then follow Dianne Cracknell as she demonstrates how to create a double chain bracelet and Linda Jones as she shares a variety of her 'cheat' chainmaille designs, including Egyptian earrings and Celtic bands.
Mel Brooke shows how to create beautiful and on-trend chunky earrings with a divine knotted detail, using gold and silver plated jump rings. This design is startlingly simple and a perfect beginner's project.
Linda demonstrates how to create a delicate watch strap (that can also be used as a bracelet) using only wire and pliers. This technique is slightly different to conventional chainmaille design, however looks just as dramatic.
Each project in this video course is delicate and detailed, yet simple to create, and offers scope for adding your own special look. Don't miss it.
- February 02, 2015 Initial release