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Photo Tutorial Scale Bracelet

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Our projects were very popular during the lifetime of our business and we wanted to ensure they continued to provide inspiration for chain maillers whatever their experience. It's a pleasure to see they will live on with Chainmaillers.com
-Sarah Austin

Scale Bracelet

Make this slinky bracelet using anodised aluminium scales in a simple length of European 4-1.

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Materials

For 18cm bracelet, you will need:
  • 56 gold anodised aluminium saw cut jump rings, ID 5mm, WD 1.2mm - (A)
  • 27 gold anodised aluminium saw cut jump rings, id 6.7mm, 1.2mm - (B)
  • 28 anodised aluminium scales - we used light gold, gold, orange, bronze and black
  • gold plated lobster clasp, 12mm
  • eyepin, paperclip or short piece of wire
Tools:
  • two pairs of smooth faced chain nose, bent nose or flat nose pliers


Instructions

  1. Link two jump rings (A) to one scale. Repeat with a second scale. You are working with the scale ridge-side down.
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  2. Link one jump ring (B) through the four jump rings attached to the scales. Add the eyepin between the two jump rings attached to the top scale.
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  3. Link two jump rings (A) to one scale. Link one jump ring (B) through the two rings just added and the two rings of the last scale added.
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  4. Repeat step 3 until your bracelet is the correct length.

  5. Add the lobster clasp to the last jump ring (B) added.
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