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chainmaille star
A long awaited tutorial on how to make a Mayle Star. I am using a large centre ring to give a better view. I use mayle since its the most commonly used word for "chainmaille" before the victorians got their way with the word)

Posted by Glittering Edge from Edinburgh, Scotland, United Kingdom • Published See Glittering Edge's 15 projects »
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  • How to make a chainmaille necklace. Maille Star!! - Step 1
    Step 1

    3 different link sizes. 1 centre ring (can be any size)

  • How to make a chainmaille necklace. Maille Star!! - Step 2
    Step 2

    See how many links fit around the central ring

  • How to make a chainmaille necklace. Maille Star!! - Step 3
    Step 3

    Make sure the smallest ring doesnt quite fit through the surround links otherwise it wont work.

  • How to make a chainmaille necklace. Maille Star!! - Step 4
    Step 4

    Join the surround rings with 1 of the small link and then start to connect each of them to the centre ring with 2 of the small links in the pic (med-sm-med-sm-med etc)

  • How to make a chainmaille necklace. Maille Star!! - Step 5
    Step 5

    link the centre ring with 2 sm links on each surround ring

  • How to make a chainmaille necklace. Maille Star!! - Step 6
    Step 6

    add a further 2 sml link into each of the mediul surround rings

  • How to make a chainmaille necklace. Maille Star!! - Step 7
    Step 7

    add a medium ring into the 4 connecting links ensuring that the med is inbetween 2 surround rings (sort of overlap) Do so right round the piece then flip the mayle over

  • How to make a chainmaille necklace. Maille Star!! - Step 8
    Step 8

    do the same on the other side.

  • Step 9

    closer view.

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GryffindorGrl
GryffindorGrl · Fayetteville, North Carolina, US · 24 projects
I really love this!
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The Mad Hattress
The Mad Hattress · 5 projects
Yay!! You posted the how-to!! Thank you!! That is really really awesome!! :3
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