Category: How Tos

Book Review: New Connections In Chain Mail Jewelry With Rubber And Glass Rings by Kat Wisniewski

Share this:An Excellent Introduction to Using Different Materials To Spice Up Your Chainmaille In this how-to book, author Kat Wisniewski shows how to add rubber and glass rings to traditional metal jump rings, creating eye-catching chainmaille designs for all levels. Disclaimer – I know Kat and consider her a friend. We worked together at Blue… Read more »

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Chainmaille Tutorials on Etsy

Share this:50+ Patterns & Instructions by Blue Buddha Now On Our Etsy Shop! This week I added several tutorials to Blue Buddha’s Etsy shop, bringing the total number of B3 chainmaille patterns available for sale to more than 50. Woo-hoo! Shorter tutorials as well as patterns that were formerly in our sale section have also… Read more »

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New Satisfaction Guarantee for Blue Buddha Kits + Instructions

Share this:We Guarantee You Can Succeed in Making Beautiful Jewelry Over the past decade, countless chainmaillers have told us: “Blue Buddha Boutique instructions are the best!” “I couldn’t understand this weave until I tried it with your instructions!” “Your photographs are so clear!” Since Day 1, I’ve tried to create instructions that are crystal clear…. Read more »

If you love the look of coiled projects but can’t muster the patience to close all those little rings, using our rubber o-rings is a great alternative because, well, they come pre-closed! This idea would also be beautiful using glass rings (also pre-closed) or our anodized aluminum fades (not pre-closed) to create an trendy ombre effect.

10 FREE Simple DIY Jewelry Patterns To Get You Started Making Chainmaille

Share this:Using only small metal jump rings and pliers, you can create beautiful jewelry. It’s no secret we geek out on “whoa-how-did-you-make-that” super-intricate chainmaille projects here at Blue Buddha, but sometimes you just want to have a little fun and create something quickly you can wear out that night. Here are 10 project ideas that… Read more »