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Chainmaille, or chain mail, has been around since before the 5th century. Originally used in armor, it evolved into a method for making elegant and unusual jewelry.

My chain maille jewelry is made primarily with aluminum rings. Though stainless steel is the traditional metal, it's very heavy and does not translate well into jewelry, though it does work well with mens' jewelry. Aluminum is sturdy yet lightweight, does not tarnish, and anodized aluminum is available in a wide range of bright and pretty colors. I also occasionally use coated copper wire for chain maille jewelry, and sterling silver chain maille jewelry pieces will be available in the near future.

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BLUE PERSIAN Bracelet
aluminum, blue anodized aluminum

This bright and lightweight chain maille bracelet uses the Full Persian Weave. It has a fun, slinky look and feel that's sure to be noticed. It closes with a sturdy lobster clasp. Length is just under 7.5", but it can be shortened or lengthened (up to 8.5") to your specifications - just send me a note at checkout specifying the length you need. This is a unisex bracelet (men will most likely need a longer length).

$17.50

BLUE PERSIAN Earrings
aluminum, blue anodized aluminum

Fun, lightweight slinky earrings made with the Full Persian Weave. These match the Blue Persian Bracelet., and are as much fun to fiddle with as they are to wear.

$13.50

VINTAGE FRINGE Earrings
aged brass, glass seed beads

Aged brass rings combine with black glass seed beads to form these eye-catching chainmaille earrings with a vintage look.

This weave is known as 'Shaggy Loops'. Length is approximately 1.5" from the bottom of the brass french hook earwires.

$12.00

SOPHISTICATE Earrings
brass, black anodized aluminum

Make a statement with these long, elegant earrings of polished brass and black anodized aluminum chainmaille. Length is just under 3" from the bottom of the goldtone earwires. These earrings utilize the 'Helm' or 'Parallel' weave. Nearly 70 rings were used to make this set.

$13.50

SCHERZO Earrings
aluminum, black anodized aluminum

These dainty earrings are made with bright silver aluminum and black anodized aluminum rings in a modified Scherzo weave. Perfect for casual or dressy wear, they measure just under 1.5" from the bottom of the bright silver lever-back earwires.

$12.50

GREEN PERSIAN Earrings
brass, green anodized aluminum

These pretty, metallic green earrings are made of anodized aluminum and brass rings and are just over 1.5" long from the bottom of the silver french hook earwires.

$12.50