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European 4 in 1 Chain Mail

Making European 4 in 1 Chain Mail
designed byArtbeads
Skill LevelIntermediate
TechniqueWire-Working
Time6+ hours
Learn how to make your own chain mail for bracelets, armor and more with this free tutorial.
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The European 4 in 1 chain mail technique is the foundation for medieval armor! This pattern consists of one jump ring with four jump rings connected to it. Series of rows and columns are connected by the one jump ring. Read through this tutorial and follow the helpful pictures to learn this technique. You can use it to make armor, jewelry and more!

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Add all available items to your cart at once or edit the quantities below. Nice choice! All or most of the products needed for this project are shown below with quantities. Sometimes we sell out of components and aren’t able to order more from the manufacturer (we know, it is very disappointing to us, too). Use the opportunity to mix up the design and make it yours by substituting similar products or altering the entire color scheme—it’s up to you!
8mm Gunmetal-Plated 18 Gauge Open Jump Ring
Code BGM-OJR08
Material Gunmetal Outside Diameter 8.1mm Aspect Ratio 6.4x Thickness 18 Gauge
1 $0.05
150 $0.04
German Bent Chain Nose Pliers
Code TOOL-510
Place Of Origin Germany
1 $22.99
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