Thursday 26 December 2013

New bracelets

I love these 2 new patterns I've bought from BBB

1. Beaded bracelet. Wire 1.25mm, Matsuno seed beads #6

2. Elf braid bracelet - Wire 1.25mm, silver plated, gold plated and copper.

Both together

Both are for sale in my Etsy shop.

Wednesday 27 November 2013

Free postage to UK customers

I offer Free postage to UK customers in my Etsy shop.

Golden Threads Etsy team presents….

Christmas Sales

Friday, Nov 29 through Thursday, Dec 5

Monday 18 November 2013

Chainmaille Lariat

This was made to order.

Length 120cm (approx. 4')

Materials used:
Silver-plated non tarnish wire 1mm thick (1150 rings)
Glass drops

Wednesday 6 November 2013

Show time

Here is a dragonscale necklace that I've made for my colleague.

Tuesday 29 October 2013

Twinkle-twinkle little star

I have found a tutorial about how to make a chainmaile star and I made one straight away! It can be used as a pendant or charm or earring.

Materials needed for 1 star: Inner diameter - gauge (wire thickness) - amount of rings needed:
  • 3mm - 20ga (0.8mm) - 30 rings
  • 2.5mm - 20ga (0.8mm) - 10 rings
  • 6mm - 18ga (1mm) - 1 ring

Monday 23 September 2013

Bridal Fayre at Chillington Hall, here I come!

This year I am going to show my work at Staffordshire Bridal Fayre. I hope my jewellery will be popular among brides to be and their friends and families.
Please come and see me on 29th of September, 2013 at Chillington Hall near Brewood. For those who can't make it I will tell all about it in this blog.

Wednesday 28 August 2013

Coilled bracelet

I love how this bracelet has turned out! People who are not familiar with chainmaille jewellery are puzzled about what it is made of :)

Materials used:
Silver plated copper wire;
Enamelled copper wire;
Silver plated findings

Tuesday 16 July 2013

Now I have gole in life!

OMG!!! In her blog Rebecca is showing wall hanging she has created from european chainmaille!!! She is also telling about creation process.

I am SOOOOOOO wanting to create something like that!!!!!

Monday 8 July 2013

Thursday 27 June 2013

Twisted earrings

I've learned new chainmaile weave and made it into pair of long earrings.
Chainmaille part is 8cm long, and together with earwire it makes 9 cm long.

  • Silver-plated wire
  • Gold-plated wire
  • Silver-plated findings

Tuesday 11 June 2013


The owner of this new choker kindly gave me this picture and allowed me to post it on my blogs
The choker was taken out on wedding reception last weekend :)

Wednesday 22 May 2013

Wire wrapped pendant

I've tried new technique of wire wrapping. More 'free-style' kind of thing.

Susan, thank you so much for step-by-step pictures!

- copper wire
- clay bead

Size of the finished pendant 7cm x 4.5 cm

Monday 8 April 2013

Thick bead rope necklace

- Matsuno seed beads #11;
- nilon thread;
- silver plated findings

Monday 4 March 2013

Jump rings for chainmail and wire

I am selling hand made jump rings for jewellery making and wire by meter.

Materials - copper, silver plated and gold plated copper. All non-tarnished.

Please check out my etsy shop.

Friday 1 March 2013

More wire things

Here are some more things I've made during learning wire wrapping.
  • Heart pendant with glass beads - jeweller's brass wire 0.4mm and 1.2mm
  • Earrings - silver plated wire 0.4mm, 1mm and glas beads
  • Tree of life pendant - silver plated wire 0.4mm, 1.2mm and glass beads

Sunday 20 January 2013

Learning new technique

I've been making chainmaille jewellery for a while. Now I am trying to learn how to work with wire differently. Wire wrapping.

It is not as easy as I thought it will be. My fingers are in blisters and my wrists are hurting...