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full persian


About this design:

This is what I learned how to make at my LBS. It is a full persian chain maille pattern. It was a little difficult to get started, but as the teacher promised it got easier as I went along.

Components:

1/4" silver jump rings 1/4" copper jump rings large magnetic clasp

Additional Images:



Read the comments (or add your own)

  1. sunny chick
    sunny chick says:

    Karen, this is gorgeous! Love, love, love it! I love your new photo, too! ;)

  2. Green Eyed Lady Chick
    Green Eyed Lady Chick says:

    Karen this is beautiful, what a fabulous job you have done ! and I love the silver and copper!

  3. Boston Lady
    Boston Lady says:

    Hi Karen! This bracelet is gorgeous. You did a terrific job on it. You must have a lot of patience. It is outstanding! I really love it! Also love the new pic. You are gorgeous girl!

  4. karen blasdel
    karen blasdel says:

    Thank you Martha and Beth, thanks for the great complimets!!! Glad you like the new pic, at least this one doesn’t look like I’m holding my chest like I’m having a heart attach!!!

  5. karen blasdel
    karen blasdel says:

    oops it should be attack…LOL

  6. karen blasdel
    karen blasdel says:

    Thanks Carol!!! You are such a sweetie!!

  7. Travelin Chick-marlene
    Travelin Chick-marlene says:

    Beautiful, I love the way you combined the copper and silver. Was this done with sterling?

  8. JulzJewlz
    JulzJewlz says:

    Beautiful!! Love them!

  9. Vampire Chickie Ravin
    Vampire Chickie Ravin says:

    TOO Cool!! And a fave, both of them!! :D

  10. Dragons Chicky
    Dragons Chicky says:

    I’m very jealous, can’t do this stuff! this is beautiful!!

  11. Dora H
    Dora H says:

    Oh Karen these are wonderful…I Love these bracelets…You did good girl !!!! Into my favs…

  12. karen blasdel
    karen blasdel says:

    Thanks ladies..you are the best!!
    M Mathews, the jumprings weren’t sterling.

  13. Chicky Bear-Tara
    Chicky Bear-Tara says:

    This is a fabulous chain bracelet. Great job. I like you new picture too!

  14. ChickyD aka Debra
    ChickyD aka Debra says:

    Just gorgeous!

  15. Arja A
    Arja A says:

    wonderful! Isn’t chainmaille fun to make? First rows are always hard but after that it is pure fun, you can not stop until you run out from jumprings ;)

  16. Daisy Chick - Dawn
    Daisy Chick - Dawn says:

    Just LOvely Karen! It is beautiful and your work devine!

  17. Lynn Eileen Chicky LE
    Lynn Eileen Chicky LE says:

    Karen, this is stunning wirework! Love them both! I really need to learn how to do this…. :D

    I know I’ve already told you how much I love your new photo, but forgot to mention how lovely the necklace is that you’re wearing in it! 8)

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    kapont89 says:

    Love the texture of this pattern. Just gorgeous. Maybe some day I will attempt chainmaille.

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    Orchid Betty says:

    Wow, what a gorgeous chainmaille bracelet, great job, fabulous piece!

  20. karen blasdel
    karen blasdel says:

    Thank you chicks you are my inpiration!!! Kari, for a very long time I wasn’t the least bit interested in chain maille, until I tried a very simple pattern and I found that it wasn’t as complicated as it looked!!

  21. Jade aka Caryn
    Jade aka Caryn says:

    I have wanted to make one for my husband. I should probably just take a class at the LBS. This looks nice. Hoe long did it take?

  22. Jade aka Caryn
    Jade aka Caryn says:

    oops i meant HOW long did it take!!!

  23. karen blasdel
    karen blasdel says:

    Once I got the pattern going it took me a couple of hours.

  24. Jewelry by Shannon
    Jewelry by Shannon says:

    Karen, this is a beauty. Thanks for sharing!! SLS

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    Marlene B says:

    fantastic! I tried,tried,tried again making some chain maille earings but couldn’t get it to work for me. I wish I could find a class to make your beautiful bracelet!(mine would never be as Perfect as yours though):)

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