ChainMaille Sterling Silver Earrings
“Japanese Weave Small”
Size: 1 1/4 “ht x 3/8 “wide
This technique is uses the ancient ChainMaille weaving. Handmade by me means it was created with passion. A Labor of love. It is a keepsake to be handed down. The artist breathes life into the wire and the wire starts its journey to become a pair of sterling silver earrings. Its unique journey continues with the story of you the owner. Each piece is unique to itself the 1st time and the fifth time. That is because there is no machine making it.
This is a pair of Handmade Sterling Silver Earrings – ChainMaille Japanese Weave formed from sterling silver wire. The wire is first coiled into a spring shape. It is then put into a cutting jig where the spring is cut into hundreds of jump rings. Each jump ring is then open and weaved its own unique design. This design uses 2 different sizes of jump rings.
ChainMaille is extremely time-consuming. You must be precise for the pattern to hold its beauty and shape. If the jump rings are slightly too big the pattern is sloppy and not professional looking. If the rings are just slightly small you can not weave it.
Finishing to me is just as important as weaving the piece. This is where some artist get in a hurry. They have spent all their time creating and now they want to get on to the next project. I do not get in a hurry at the end. I want to make sure the buyer has a smooth snag free keepsake jewelry. I do that by tumbling the piece over a two day process. I use four different tumbling media’s. 12 hours for each of the four steps. I know of no other person taking that extra step.
Quality and your Satisfaction is my goal!
Earwires are made from Sterling Silver NO NICKEL!
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