by Klaire
(Virginia Beach)

I know that making certain types of maille requires certain size jump rings in order for the pattern to work.

Is there any simple method or any chart you know of that will show what gauge wire and what size mandrel is needed for a particular pattern?

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Chain Maille Ring Sizes
by: Trish

There is a site with just a wealth of information – and a chart of ring sizes.
Here’s the chart link:

Highly recommend just reading all the rest of her info – just start at:

Hope this helps!

Jump Ring Charts and Conversion Tools
by: Alice

Here is a link to a page with weaves and links from it to a host of useful charts and tools:


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