Review and Giveaway: Chain Maille Jewelry Workshop

cover art of Chain Maille Jewelry WorkshopChain Maille Jewelry Workshop: Techniques and Projects for Weaving with Wire by Karen Karon will teach you the most popular chain maille weaves. And Karen will demonstrate “speed weaving,” which will help you in completing your own large projects! Karen is not only a master at chain maille but is also a PMC Guild certified instructor. Karen teaches at Metalwerx and private chain maille jewelry classes.

The chain maille projects presented in the book fall into three categories: chain weaves, sheet weaves, and units. Karen will take you through basics to intricate Dragonscale with lots of instruction and great photography to make it easy to follow along. Karen says, “if you are a beginner, then you should start at the beginning.” By working through chapter by chapter, you will build on techniques already learned.

To enter for a chance to win this awesome title from Interweave, simply leave a comment. The giveaway will end November 20. Sorry, this giveaway is open to US mailing addresses only.


  1. says

    I was not aware of this particular pattern of jewelry known as chain maille but it is quite attractive for sure. The review of the workshop is great and very well written. It was a joy reading it.


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