Learn how to make beautiful jewelry based on the ancient art of chainmaille. The same techniques and weaves used to make the armor of the 5th century can be adapted to make durable and unique jewelry. After a brief explanation and history of chainmaille, learn how to make your own beautiful flower chain bracelet. You will be able to customize your own piece using an assortment of precious metals. This weave is a great foundation to learn the basics of chainmaille. No experience is necessary and the basic tools will be provided for class use or purchase. Weaving chain does require working with small rings, so please bring your glasses, or a magnifying glass if needed. You will also be able to purchase additional kits to make more jewelry at home using the techniques learned in class.
Materials fee: $70