How to make Full Persian Chain Maille Pattern

Full Persian chain maille pattern is one of the hardest to understand chain maille weave pattens. It looks intimidating at first, but once you get the hang of interlocking the jump rings, you’ll find that it gets easier and easier as you go along creating the weave. And because of its rope-like features the Full Persian chain maille pattern is a favorite pattern when making bracelets and necklaces.

 

Let’s start how to make the Full Persian Chain Maille Pattern. The weave is tight so using jump rings with at least 5mm in diameter is suggested. Prepare 2 flat nose pliers, as well.

 

I will go thru the basic of full Persian weave using 2 colors of rings: silver and gold so that you will able to follow the steps. First, start with 1 opened ring. Place 2 closed gold ring onto the silver ring.

 

Full Persian Chain Maille PatternFull Persian Chain Maille Pattern

 

 

Close the silver ring when done. Place in another silver ring through the 2 gold rings as shown in the picture and close it.

 

Full Persian Chain Maille PatternFull Persian Chain Maille Pattern

 

 

Hold both ends with 2 strings or twist ties. Hold both twist tie with your left hand.

 

Full Persian Chain Maille PatternFull Persian Chain Maille Pattern

 

 

Now open up the gold rings in a “V.” Add 2 more rings thru the two silver rings within the “V.”

 

Full Persian Chain Maille Pattern

 

 

With a pre-opened silver ring, hook it through the first pair of the gold rings from the side and then through the second pair of gold rings.

 

Full Persian Chain Maille PatternFull Persian Chain Maille Pattern

 

 

Close the ring and chain in another silver ring

 

Full Persian Chain Maille PatternFull Persian Chain Maille Pattern

 

 

This is how it would look like. Open the gold rings in “V.”  Repeat the steps until you arrive at your desired length.

 

Full Persian Chain Maille PatternFull Persian Chain Maille Pattern

Full Persian Chain Maille PatternFull Persian Chain Maille Pattern

Full Persian Chain Maille PatternFull Persian Chain Maille Pattern

 

 

If you continue the weave, you can make a bracelet or necklace out of it.

 

Full Persian Chain Maille Pattern

 

 

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Here’s something wonderful about the Full Persian chain maille pattern. Aside from making bracelets and necklaces, you can make shapes like this heart chain maille from Charon, owner of Stygian Chains.

 

 

 

Many have been asking for a chain maille cross. With the Full Persian chain maille pattern you can make a cross! CHECK OUT T87 Cross Pendant using Chain Maille Technique HERE

Full Persian Chain Maille Pattern

 

 

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Sky Aldovino

I am a self-taught beadweaver who loves to learn and share her knowledge on jewelry making through blogging and published tutorials you'll find at DIY Beading Club.com

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    1. Thank you so very much for the tutorial. Very beautiful piece of jewellery

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