Review – Chain maille kits

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This weekend I spent most of my time teaching myself a new technique I always wanted to learn: chain maille, which creates beautifully textured bracelets and necklaces by interlocking jump rings.

I ordered two chain maille kits from Beadsisters, a shop that specialises in chain maille and sells a wide range of jump rings in various sizes and metals.

As most colour options were already sold out, presumably due to a positive review in Making Jewellery magazine, I opted for the Byzantine chain maille kit in purple and red and the red and silver box chain maille kit. … Read More

Bring back the hat

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Found this interesting article on the demise of the hat http://news.bbc.co.uk/1/hi/magazine/8074663.stm I think that hats are a good thing – they make people look nicer and kind of respectable. My dad almost always wears a flat cap, to keep sun … Read More