Chainmaille and jump ring jewelry has been around for a long time. I don't know about you, but I personally don't need a suit of chainmail armor. But I do like the look of sterling silver rings woven together in a Byzantine necklace.
Making jump ring jewelry can be addicting. Making chains and different weaves to form unique necklaces, bracelets, and earrings can be very rewarding. People love the look of sterling silver jewelry.
I remember selling my first chainmialle bracelet at a craft show. This beautiful woman came up to my booth wearing a Queen's chain necklace. I asked if she had made it. She said, "No, I bought it from a guy last summer and I've been kicking myself for not buying the matching bracelet." Well she was so excited when she saw my bracelet that once it was on her wrist she didn't want to take it off. She bought it immediately.
Men also like this type of jewelry. You can make big, chunky pieces by using bigger rings of thicker gauge sterling. It's unisex style jewelry. By adding focal beads and seed beads you can create very feminine and sophisticated jewelry sets. Just because it's made with sterling silver doesn't mean you can't create a line of high end jewelry.
New articles will be added with information on making
and selling this unique style of jewelry. It makes a great addition to
your collection and offers your customers something that is uncommon.