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Hi everyone! I wanted to let you know that I just added the Facebook Fan Club group to this site. Facebook fan pages are rapidly becoming a key mechanism for reaching more people and for sharing our unique designs with the world! Let's help each other out by "liking" our friends Fan Pages and use this forum to share tips. To join, click on groups from the main menu and select Facebook Fan Club or click here…Continue
Added by Karen Ferrante on May 12, 2011 at 10:42pm — No Comments
When I tried to make my first Byzantine chainmaille bracelet I had no idea how important aspect ratio was. It came out so loose the pattern wouldn't even stay together and I couldn't figure out what I did wrong. :-( Then I read about aspect ratio. Aspect Ratio or AR is how the diameter of wire in millimeters relates to the internal diameter of the ring.
AR = inside diameter divided by the wire diameter
An aspect ratio has already been determined by chainmaille artists for…
Added by Karen Ferrante on May 7, 2011 at 4:09pm — No Comments