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On this page you will find the jump ring sizes that we recommend for our sterling silver jump rings. Please note that these weaves have been tested using our sterling silver jump rings, and due to variations in springback these recommendations should not be assumed to apply to jump rings made by anyone else or jump rings made from any other metal.

 

Please note that the jump ring size is denoted by the diameter of the mandrel used to make it.

 

Dragonfly jumpring quantities for lengths of chain are given for some of the weaves. Please note that these quantities are for the chain length only - you also need to take account of the length of your clasp, and all jumprings used to connect the clasp to your chain.

WEAVE

RECOMMENDED STERLING SILVER JUMP RING SIZES (in mm)

 

Barrel Chain

1.0/3.5 - an elegant chain

 

Box Chain

0.8/4.0 - a lovely chain that is square in cross section

1.0/5.0 - a lovely chain that is square in cross section

 

Byzantine

0.8/2.75 (delicate) - 200 rings make approximately 6.0 inches of chain

1.0/3.5 (mid-weight) - a very popular chain - 182 rings make approximately 7.5 inches of chain

1.2/4.25 (heavy-weight)

1.6/6.0 (really chunky)

 

Dragonscale

0.8/3.175 with 0.8/4.7625 - absolutely gorgeous

- 381 rings in each size make approximately 7.5 inches of chain, 7 columns wide (5 columns wide need 272 of each ring size)

1.0/3.5 with 1.0/6.0 - quite a statement

 

Enigma

1.0/3.5 - very stylish - 310 rings make approximately 6.5 inches of chain

 

European 4 in 1

0.8/2.75 - very fine and supple (delicate),

1.0/3.5 - fluid and very comfortable (mid-weight) - 242 rings make approximately 7.25 inches of chain, 5 columns wide (9 columns wide need 433)

 

Forars Kaede

0.8/3.175 - fantastic for multi-strand projects

1.0/4.0 - gorgeous and supple - 140 rings make approximately 7.25 inches of chain

 

 

Full Persian

0.8/4.0 - makes a mid-weight chain - 200 rings make approximately 7.125 inches of chain

1.0/5.0 - makes a heavy chain

 

Half Persian 3 in 1

0.8/4.0 - captivating

1.0/5.0

 

Half Persian 4 in 1

0.8/4.0 - captivating - 134 rings make approximately 7.25 inches of chain

1.0/5.0

 

Helm Chain

1.0/3.5 with 1.0/6.0 (also known as parallel weave)

 

Japanese 12 in 2

1.0/5.0 with 0.8/2.75 - strikingly attractive

 

Jens Pind’s Linkage

0.7/2.0 - beautifully fine - 200 rings make approximately 7.75 inches of chain

Alternative to European big hole bead bracelet systems - passes easily through a 4 mm gap

0.8/2.3813 - delicate - 170 rings make approximately 8.0 inches of chain

1.0/2.92 - mid-weight - 125 rings make approximately 7.5 inches of chain

1.2/3.5 - heavyweight - 100 rings make approximately 7.0 inches of chain 1.6/4.75 - chunky and perfect - 75 rings make approximately 7.25 inches of chain

- all five are just gorgeous!

 

Kingsmaille

1.0/6.0

Oval Chain

0.8/4.0 - slinky and tactile - 280 rings make approximately 7.25 inches of chain

1.0/5.0 - bold and beautiful

 

Pheasible

1.0/2.92 - beautiful and delicate

 

Romanov

1.0/3.5 with 1.0/5.0 - a very pretty chain

 

Roundmaille

1.0/3.5 - delightful to wear

- 342 rings make approximately 7.5 inches of chain

Scherzo

1.6/8.0 with 0.8/4.5 - a very pretty chain that is perfect for integrating your own handmade toggle clasp - see here for details

 

Shaggy Loops

0.8/3.175 - very tactile, delicate and slinky

1.0/3.75 - quite a statement

 

Turkish

Roundmaille

1.0/3.5 - slinky and fluid

- 276 rings make approximately 7.5 inches of chain

Viperscale

1.0/6.0

JUMP RING SIZE

RECOMMENDED FOR

 

0.7/2.0

Jens Pind’s Linkage (just the perfect ring size!)

- 200 rings make approximately 7.75 inches of chain

- Alternative to European big hole bead bracelet systems - passes easily through a 4 mm gap

 

0.8/2.0

Ideal for using in pairs to connect components

 

0.8/2.3813

Jens Pind’s Linkage (just the perfect ring size!)

- 170 rings make approximately 8.0 inches of chain

 

0.8/2.75

Barrel Chain

Byzantine - 200 rings make approximately 6.0 inches of chain

Enigma

European 4 in 1

Japanese 12 in 2 (with 1.0/5.0)

Roundmaille

Turkish Roundmaille

 

0.8/3.175

Dragonscale (with 0.8/4.7625)

- 762 rings make approximately 7.5 inches of chain, 7 columns wide, with 0.8/4.7625/762 (5 columns wide need 544 of each ring size)

Forars Kaede

Shaggy Loops

 

0.8/4.0

Box Chain

Full Persian - 200 rings make approximately 7.125 inches of chain

Half Persian 4 in 1 - 134 rings make approximately 7.25 inches of chain

Oval Chain - 280 rings make approximately 7.25 inches of chain

 

0.8/4.5

Scherzo, with 1.6/8.0

0.8/4.7625

Dragonscale (with 0.8/3.175)

- 762 rings make approximately 7.5 inches of chain, 7 columns wide, with 0.8/3.175/762 (5 columns wide need 544 of each ring size)

 

1.0/2.92

Brilliant for attaching clasps

Pheasible

Jens Pind’s Linkage (just the perfect ring size!)

- 125 rings make approximately 7.5 inches of chain

 

1.0/3.5

Barrel Chain

Byzantine - 182 rings make approximately 7.5 inches of chain

Dragonscale (with 1.0/6.0)

Enigma - 310 rings make approximately 6.5 inches of chain

European 4 in 1

- 242 rings make approximately 7.25 inches of chain, 5 columns wide (9 columns wide need 433)

Helm (with 1.0/6.0)

Romanov (with 1.0/5.0)

Roundmaille - 342 rings make approximately 7.5 inches of chain

Turkish Roundmaille - 276 rings make approximately 7.5 inches of chain

Rhinos Snorting Draino

 

1.0/3.75

Shaggy Loops

1.0/4.0

Forars Kaede - 140 rings make approximately 7.25 inches of chain

 

1.0/5.0

Box Chain

Romanov (with 1.0/3.5)

Full Persian

Half Persian 3 in 1

Half Persian 4 in 1

Japanese 12 in 2 (with 0.8/2.75)

Oval Chain

 

1.0/6.0

Dragonscale (with 1.0/3.5)

Helm Chain (with 1.0/3.5)

Kingsmaille

Viperscale

 

1.2/3.5

Jens Pind’s Linkage (just the perfect ring size!)

- 100 rings make approximately 7.0 inches of chain

 

1.2/4.25

Barrel Chain

Byzantine

Enigma

European 4 in 1

Roundmaille

Turkish Roundmaille

 

1.6/4.75

Jens Pind’s Linkage (just the perfect ring size!)

- 75 rings make approximately 7.25 inches of chain

 

1.6/6.0

Byzantine Chain (chunky!)

1.6/8.0

Scherzo, with 0.8/4.5

silver rings

 

copper rings

 

gold rings

0.7 mm silver.
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1.0 mm silver.
1.2 mm silver.
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