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Wondering what chainmaille project to tackle with those size L18 – 18ga 1/4″ (6.4mm) rings? Check out the post below for weave ideas as well as where to get instructions for each one.

Weave Ideas: Base Metal L18

Wire Gauge = 18ga SWG (0.048″ / 1.2 mm)
Inner Diameter = 1/4″ (6.4 mm)

Hint: Use our Ring Picker tool to quickly see every metal and color we have available and in stock for this size!

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These samples use our base metal jump rings (aluminum, copper, jewelry brass and anodized aluminum.)

 

Aspect Ratio approximately 5.6

 

“rpi” = rings per inch.
Use this number to help you figure out how many rings you’ll need for your project. Simply multiply it by the desired length (in inches) for your final piece.


Box

18 rpi

Box/Byzantine PDF
(currently in sale section)

CHAINED book
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Double Spiral

16 rpi

Double Spiral PDF
(FREE!)

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Full Persian

20 rpi

Full Persian 6-1 (Foxtail) PDF

(currently in sale section)
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Rosettes

12 rpi

Mesh & Rosettes PDF + Hardcopy Instructions

DVD Vol 1
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Conundrum (L18 + F20)

L18 – 34 rpi

F20 – 34 rpi

CHAINED book
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Wondering what chainmaille project to tackle with those size B20 – 20ga 3/32″ (2.4 mm) rings? Check out the post below for weave ideas as well as where to get instructions for each one.

Weave Ideas: size B20

Wire Gauge = 20ga AWG (0.032″ / 0.8 mm )
Inner Diameter = 3/32″ (2.4 mm)

Hint: Use our Ring Picker tool to quickly see every metal and color we have available and in stock for this size!

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These samples use our niobium jump rings.

 

Aspect Ratio is approximately 3.0

 

“rpi” = rings per inch.
Use this number to help you figure out how many rings you’ll need for your project. Simply multiply it by the desired length (in inches) for your final piece.




Cylon (B20+F19 SILV +J19 SILV)

B20 -  rpi

F19 – 32 rpi

J19 – rpi

Cylon PDF + Hardcopy Instructions
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Japanese Lace (B20+G19 SILV)

3 row

B20 – 60 rpi

G19 – 25 rpi

2 row

B20 – 33 rpi

G19 – 16 rpi

Japanese Lace PDF + Hardcopy Instructions

CHAINED book
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Jens Pind 3

23 rpi

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Mini Sleek Cuff (B20+H20 COPP)

B20 – 37 rpi

H20 – 25 rpi

Sleek Cuff PDF + Hardcopy Instructions
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Wondering what chainmaille project to tackle with those size F18 – 18ga 5/32″ (4.0 mm) base metal jump rings? Check out the post below for weave ideas as well as where to get instructions for each one. Working with size F18 in a precious metal such as niobium?  Different weaves are possible, so visit our Precious Metal F18 weave ideas post.  (Why are these posts separate?)

Weave Ideas: Base Metal F18

Wire Gauge = 18ga SWG (0.048″ / 1.2 mm)
Inner Diameter = 5/32″ (4.0 mm)

Hint: Use our Ring Picker tool to quickly see every metal and color we have available and in stock for this size!

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These samples use our base metal jump rings (aluminum, copper, jewelry brass and anodized aluminum.)

 

Aspect Ratio approximately 3.5

“rpi” = rings per inch. 
Use this number to help you figure out how many rings you’ll need for your project.  Simply multiply it by the desired length (in inches) for your final piece.


2-Connector Byzantine

24 rpi

Box/Byzantine PDF
(currently in sale section)

CHAINED book
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European 4-1

35 rpi

Mesh & Rosettes PDF + Hardcopy Instructions

DVD Vol 1
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Rosettes

28 rpi

Mesh & Rosettes PDF + Hardcopy Instructions
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Shaggy Loops

18 rpi

Shaggy Loops PDF
(FREE!)

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Wondering what chainmaille project to tackle with those size F18 – 18ga 5/32″ (4.0 mm) precious metal jump rings? Check out the post below for weave ideas as well as where to get instructions for each one. Working with size F18 in base metal? Different weaves are possible, so visit our Base Metal F18 weave ideas post. Why are these posts separate?

Weave Ideas: Precious Metal F18

Wire Gauge = 18ga AWG (0.04″ / 1.024 mm )
Inner Diameter = 5/32″ (4.0 mm)

Hint: Use our Ring Picker tool to quickly see every metal and color we have available and in stock for this size!

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These samples use our niobium jump rings.

 

Aspect Ratio = 4.1

 

“rpi” = rings per inch.
Use this number to help you figure out how many rings you’ll need for your project. Simply multiply it by the desired length (in inches) for your final piece.





3-Connector Byzantine

27 rpi

Box/Byzantine PDF
(currently in sale section)

CHAINED book
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Box

34 rpi

Box/Byzantine PDF
(currently in sale section)

CHAINED book
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Conundrum & Helm (F18 + K18 SILV)

Conundrum

F18 – 14 rpi

K18 – 22 rpi

Helm

F18 – 5 rpi

K18 – 8 rpi

CHAINED book
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Dragonscale (F18 + K18 SILV)

F18 – 33 rpi

K18 – 33 rpi

Dragonscale PDF + Hardcopy Instructions
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European 4 -1

30 rpi

Mesh & Rosettes PDF + Hardcopy Instructions

DVD Vol 1
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Open Round

24 rpi

Open Round/Turkish Round PDF
(currently in sale section)

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Rosettes

26 rpi

Mesh & Rosettes PDF + Hardcopy Instructions
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Wondering what chainmaille project to tackle with those size H18 – 18ga 3/16″ (4.8 mm) base metal jump rings? Check out the post below for weave ideas as well as where to get instructions for each one. Working with size H18 in a precious metal such as niobium?  Different weaves are possible, so visit our Precious Metal H18 weave ideas post (Why are these posts separate?)

Weave Ideas: Base Metal H18

Wire Gauge = 18ga SWG (0.048″ / 1.2 mm)
Inner Diameter = 3/16″ (4.8 mm)

Hint: Use our Ring Picker tool to quickly see every metal and color we have available and in stock for this size!

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These samples use our base metal jump rings (aluminum, copper, jewelry brass and anodized aluminum.)

 

Aspect Ratio approximately 4.1

 

“rpi” = rings per inch. 
Use this number to help you figure out how many rings you’ll need for your project.  Simply multiply it by the desired length (in inches) for your final piece.



3-Connector Byzantine

22 rpi

Box/Byzantine PDF
(currently in sale section)

CHAINED book
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Box

32 rpi

Box/Byzantine PDF
(currently in sale section)

CHAINED book
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Dragonscale (H18 + N18)

H18 – 26 rpi

N18 – 20 rpi

Dragonscale PDF + Hardcopy Instructions

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European 4-1

25 rpi

Mesh & Rosettes PDF + Hardcopy Instructions

DVD Vol 1

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Half Persian 3-1

14 rpi

Half Persian 3-1 and Half Persian 4-1 (Flat Persian, Snake Chain) PDF
(currently in sale section)

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Open Round

21 rpi

Open Round/Turkish Round PDF
(currently in sale section)

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Rosettes (H18 + D20 connectors)

H18 – 16 rpi

D20 – 3 rpi

Mesh & Rosettes PDF + Hardcopy Instructions

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Shaggy Loops

16 rpi

Shaggy Loops PDF
(FREE!)

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Wiggle

12 rpi

Wiggle PDF
(FREE!)

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Here’s even MORE inspiration! We featured our size H18 jump rings in December 2011 for our Featured Product of the Month contest and this very cool piece by Heidi V. was the winner.

Want to participate in the contest? Find out what’s happening this month by clicking on the category “Featured Product of the Month”.

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