Save 20% on this week's new additions through Sunday, July 27th!
The Design Gallery

Follow along with step-by-step beading projects and share your designs with beaders around the world—it’s quick & easy!

Chatter

Result of tumbling copper


About this design:

One pic tells more than thousand words: Copper chainmaille, before and after tumbling.




Read the comments (or add your own)

  1. Beadlady3 aka Cindy
    Beadlady3 aka Cindy says:

    Wow Arja! Both are beautiful though.

  2. Lynn Eileen Chicky LE
    Lynn Eileen Chicky LE says:

    Arja, it is amazing what a difference tumbling can make in the amount of shine a piece ends up with! Your chain maille pieces are gorgeous! :D

  3. Jade aka Caryn
    Jade aka Caryn says:

    they look great. I just learned this weave. I must be using the wrong size ring because mine it too airy,

  4. Arja A
    Arja A says:

    It’s amazing that copper, finally, looks and shines like gold! Jade, byzantine weave must be woven from quite small jumprings. I used 17g wire, ID of jumpring is 4.5mm and could be even smaller.

  5. Cotopaxi Chickie Sue
    Cotopaxi Chickie Sue says:

    Arja, you are so right – a picture is worth a thousand words! I love it when copper shines like gold! Beautiful byzantine, as always! :D

  6. Linda Talbott
    Linda Talbott says:

    Beautiful … both are great.

Add your thoughts!

  1. No Photo
    YOU say:

    Sign up for a Lima account to comment—it's quick and free!

    Already have an account? Just log in.