In order to keep myself entertained during the process, I have made variations in style. This made it take much longer of course but helped keep me sane(ish).
When I was at college I made some twisted wire (using a draw plate) that I have used in two of the chains below. The third has a bit of loop-in-loop going on, wrapped around some flattened discs, just to add a bit of interest.
All chains are now finished and ready to be plated. They will eventually be bird and owl necklaces.
Every time I do a chain making marathon, I decide it will be the last time, as it is so time consuming. But my pendants together with the handmade chains make a necklace that is really unusual and different, it will be hard to start using commercial chains now...
|These are enlarged to show detail|
|These are near the actual size|
|Through the wonders of Photoshop, this is now silver!|