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I've finally done it!!  Actually completed a chainmaille bracelet....Turns out I've been using the wrong rings!   So I got some stainless steel ones in the right size and AR (still not 100% sure what that is lol) but then couldn't actually open or close the little bleeders..... Thank to Miz George from the Crafts Forum who kindly sent me some copper rings I managed to complete a byzantine bracelet!! Copper chainmaille bracelet

Am now working on a smaller Sterling Silver version and am totally hooked!!! 

 

Have been so busy on the Crafty-Bitz Valentines Showcase that I haven't made any new jewellery for ages....this will be rectified tho now the showcase is done...it's been a great success with lots of visitors to the sites and even some sales!!

We're already planning the next one, and you can see details of that over at the blog

 

That's about it for this week.....keep tuned tho for oodles of new things from this Dragonfly coming soon!! 

Off to visit Wendy once again for Handmade Monday...

Bye for now

S x

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  1. Pickle-LIly

    Looks very complicated to me, you must have a brilliant sense of achievement from this. Jo x

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  2. Susie

    Wow, beautiful. That seems like it would be really hard tho.

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  3. With U in Mind

    The bracelet is excellent. You should be really proud. I know when I restarted chainmaille I wondered how I had the patience the first time round. But its a great feeling when you complete something isn't it :)

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  4. Handbagsbyhelen

    Very intricate. I don't know how you have the patience!?

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  5. Dee

    The Bracelet looks great well done you!!! Looking forward to seeing some more! Thanks again for featuring me in the Valentines showcase xx

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  6. Wendy

    Well done for the perseverance! It looks lovely x

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  7. Jill

    The bracelet looks lovely - such hard work, so very well done. Hope you have a good week.

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  8. Caroline

    Well done for persevering so good when something finally works and a great sense of achievement. Will be no stopping you now.

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  9. fatmonica

    It's gorgeous!

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  10. mcrafts

    The bracelet looks great. Chainmail always looks so complicated to me. Mich x

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  11. Jam Dalory

    The bracelet looks great and I'm glad the showcase was a success. I look forward to seeing what the oodles of new things are that you make.

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  12. Jan @ Handcrafted by Picto

    Well done Sarah, it looks lovely. The Craft Forum is a great place, lovely and friendly. I look forward to seeing more of your jewellery. Jan x

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  13. RosMadeMe

    Isn't it great when things click and it goes just as it should? The bracelet looks lovely... I really like the clasp :)

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