More about what is and how chainmaillers use it in the other answers in this section. In this section you will find our range of Mild Steel Chainmail for those of you who require an affordable entry chainmail but do not need to be period specific or keep to stringent group standards. Within the next week or so we are going to be selling our own anodised aluminium chain maille jump rings in a variety of colours, but also cut to the same exacting standards. As major chainmail importers and distributors we are able to offer trade and wholesale prices to traders and resellers as well as film companies making bulk purchases. Riveted Chainmail is more expensive due to the time consuming nature of manufacture but requires much less maintenance than butted maille products.
Once you know that, you'll need to figure out the best ring size. Our Tools pages are coming soon so that you can find your perfect pliers, and some fantastic flush cutters. Keep an eye on the shop or We also sell these rings in wholesale quantities and prices!! We do understand that not all groups are affiliated with the larger umbrella groups for one reason or another. To protect your chainmail from the elements we have a great selection of authentically styled tabards and surcoats. Following the cutting process, we tumble each batch of rings to remove any errant burrs. Missing data will be filled in as soon as it is available - if you need a particular measurement, please do not hesitate to drop us an email and we will get it for you! Take a look at all the different colors and gauges our saw-cut jumprings come in. Any smaller, and you may become frustrated, unless you're used to working with tiny things! If you hit this level with your orders, then when you get the 5% back, it will basically be the same as wholesale pricing.
We have a wide range of hauberk, haubergeon, hammata and chausse in all styles from butted to riveted including the 6mm i. We are also making these chain maille jump rings out of silver fine and sterling and gold. We need the head of your group to contact us with a list of members within your group. Chainmaille is such a sensitive craft that half a millimeter can be the difference between a weave working well and being impractically stiff. All of our pieces can be bought as kits with We are also building a stock of Shamballa bracelets, and, in the true Wireweavers fashion, we will be adding instructions on how to tie the Shamballa bracelet and add components and a wide variety of beads for you to include in your own, original design. Remember - any piece we create for you will be a one-off unless you ask for a quantity, of course and not available in the high street! To all of you, from all of us - Thank you and Happy Weaving! All of our Butted Chainmail products are manufactured from High Tensile Steel to increase durability and minimise maintenance — although it is not unusual to lose a few links through repeated use. Our chain maille ring factory is up and running! Please refer to the table in each specific item for data on any given ring.
These rings are not like the jump rings you find in the shops, or the ones we have seen Artistically strewn around. We are consistently designing new ranges, and adapting the historic chainmaille weaves to create contemporary jewellery you will love to wear again and again. If long term durability and minimum maintenance is a concern you should check out our range of Riveted Chainmail. To decide what rings to use, we suggest you first determine what project you'd like to make see. . These are rolls that open up to hold all your tools, components and the perfect work area to create beautiful bracelets, necklaces, earings and brooches. The construction of this style of Mild Steel Chainmail is in the 4 in 1 pattern and is 1.
If you want a crystal or stone in your unique piece, we will source you that material and weave it into your creation. You may not be granted permanent access to these prices after one order. We have a great range of padded armour to wear under your chainmail such as arming caps, padded collars, gorgets and gambesons. Customer Rewards Program Most customers will only qualify for our This program is simpler, automatic, requires no rules or maintenance. Wholesale Program The wholesale program is geared toward established customers who have proven ordering volumes. Butted Chainmail has no historical provonance except in the middle and far eastern styles.
If you are looking for an authentic high durability product that requires minimum maintenance, then Riveted Chainmail is for you. In the past, I found that the different scales can cause confusion. All of our designs are based around the traditional time honoured weaves, from the intricate , based around the Byzantine weave; to the timeless , there is something for everyone, and every taste. West Coast Chainmail is bringing the same jeweler's saw quality cut links to you that we use in our own products. Many groups who's kit standards include Chainmail will accept this style as a starter and will allow you on the field, but if you have any doubts you must in the first instance consult your 'Master at Arms'. Please call back often, or Name your ratio!! Do be aware, however, that some rings may have a small burr on them and you should use a fine file to remove this on your final piece. Our quality control is stringent to ensure the highest standards are met.
Every kit includes everything you need to make your chosen design and also comes with a detailed instruction leaflet, giving you all the knowledge you need to create your own piece of chainmaille or Shamballa. If you are looking to buy chainmail head protection in the form of a coif, avantail or standard, chainmail body protection in the form of a shirt, hauberk or haubergeon, chainmail hand protection in the form of gloves, mittens and gauntlets or chainmail leg protection in the form of a chainmail skirt or pair of chausses, in either a butted or riveted finish, we are sure to have something in stock that suits your requirements. Rings shown on a gray background were photographed outdoors in cloudy conditions on an 18% gray card. A high quallity butted mild steel chainmail to get you started. Also, please note that there may be small variations in link dimensions due to variations in wire supply from batch to batch. But not by us, of course.
We are also the designers and creators of beautifully fluid handcrafted chainmaille jewellery. Links are priced by the hundred so you can get the small quantities you need with discounts at 300, 500, 1000, and 2500 or more links 3, 5, 10, and 25 or more units of 100 of a given size, material, and color to give you the best price when working on those large projects. There are not many specialist tools you need to create chainmaille, but we stock a good range of , and which are essential to the look of your jewellery additionally, they help make it easier to work with. They are sawn, giving a near-verticle cutting face and cut with a 1mm thin blade meaning you have an almost burr free product that closes into a circle, rather than an elipse. Feel free to call us with any questions you may have. If you are still unsure, please contact our Sales Team for further clarification.