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Chainmaille with Scales: Bracelet and Earrings

September 9, 2018 @ 12:00 pm - 3:00 pm

Cdn $40.00 +Kit fee: $15, payable to the instructor the day of the class

scale-bracelet-collage-700wCourse outline: Instructor Gillian Clarke with show how chainmaille becomes dramatic when you add metal scales! This narrow scaled bracelet may look a little spiky, but it is actually easy to wear and quite soft and stroke-able. Its also very easy to make even for complete beginners and works up quickly enough that you should be able to complete two bracelets in class. You will also make matching earrings!

If you are ready for a bit more of a challenge, you have the option of making a second bracelet: a wide European chainmaille cuff with scales.

We will use anodized aluminum jump rings and scales in your choice of colours. Your kit fee covers the materials to make one narrow bracelet and a pair of earrings. Extra kits will be available.

Skill level: Beginner and up

Prerequisite: N/A

Technique: Chainmaille

Bring to class: If you have your own pair of flat nosed pliers please bring them, but tools will also be available in class. Bring magnification if you need it.

How to Register and Cancellation Policy: see details below.




September 9, 2018
12:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Cdn $40.00
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BeadFX, 19 Waterman Ave, Unit 2
Toronto, Ontario M4B 1Y2 Canada


Gillian Clarke


Kit Fee:
$15, payable to the instructor the day of the class
Kit Includes:
Anodized aluminum jump rings to make one bracelet up to 9 inches long with stainless steel lobster clasps, plus a pair of earrings with silver-filled ear wires. Detailed written instructions with illustrations will be supplied.

How to Register:

  • You may register on-line through the form above, or by phone at (416) 751-1911, or in-person at our store.
  • Payment is required in advance for registration and may be done on-line at the time of registration or in-person at the store.
  • Some classes have associated kit fees, please check class details to see where applicable. Some kit fees are payable to the store, some to the instructor and may be cash only in that case.
  • For some studio classes, those using fire-breathing torches and fast spinny things a waiver must be signed acknowledging you have experience or training in their use, and we will ensure you have training to work safely!
  • Some classes have age requirements. Students MUST be mature and responsible to work safely to be allowed to take some of our lampworking, soldering, fusing, and some metalsmithing classes.

Class Cancellation Policy:

  • If you need to cancel, please let us know 5 days prior to the class. Cancellations made later than that will forfeit the class deposit or fee.
  • We may re-schedule or cancel classes if we do not receive the minimum number of bookings, or in case of bad weather or instructor illness. In this case, you will be notified and the fees will be refunded or issued as store credit.