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All Chained Up: An Instructional Book for Metalsmiths


This edition is sold out. All Chained Up’s 2nd print edition will be available later in 2019.

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8 Fused Chain Patterns – 4 Ancient, 4 Invented by Victoria

Paperback: 104 pages, full color
Publisher: Spiral Publications (November 19, 2008)
Language: English

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All Chained Up: An Instructional Book for Metalsmiths
Featuring 8 Different Fused Chain Patterns

This book from Victoria Lansford’s internationally acclaimed instructional series provides clear and concise instructions for eight fused chain patterns, with endless variations. With more than 150 full-color process photographs, the easy to follow instructions will have even the novice metalsmith weaving and creating ancient and modern design chains. Over 50 photographs of artwork will further inspire you to advance your own creations.

4 Ancient Mediterranean chain patterns: 1-Direction Single-Weave, 1-Direction Double-Weave, 2-Directional Double-Weave, 3-Directional Single-Weave

4 Contemporary patterns, created by Victoria: Undulating Mesh, Vertebrate, Side Weave Mesh, Crossed Link

Victoria’s instructional series Metal Techniques of Bronze Age Masters has sold throughout the world. The series is part of her continuing commitment to make the techniques of ancient artists accessible to modern metalsmiths.


Safety in the Studio
Tools and Materials
Fusing Links

Ancient Mediterranean Chain Patterns

1-Direction Single-Weave Loop in Loop
Basic Clasp
Wrap Ties, Charms & Dangles
1-Direction Double-Weave Loop in Loop
2-Directional Double-Weave Loop in Loop
End Caps
3-Directional Single-Weave Loop in Loop

Victoria Lansford’s Chain Patterns:

Undulating Mesh
Side Weave Mesh
Crossed Link


Product Details

Paperback: 104 pages
Publisher: Spiral Publications (November 19, 2008)
Language: English
Product Dimensions: 8.5 x 8.5 x .4 inches
Shipping Weight: 7 ounces


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