Advanced Level

Japanese Variations


Explore the Japanese family of weaves with this tutorial which demonstrates 7 variations sure to keep your pliers busy!  The variations range from a simple Zig Zag to the expert level Japanese Diamond bracelet.  You'll learn how adjusting ring sizes and patterns can create curves, shapes and intricate designs, all with one basic weave.

** NOTE: Blue Buddha does not currently carry instructions for this design.  This is an archived page intended to provide eye candy and inspiration. **


Prerequisite: Proficiency in at least 5 chainmaille weaves, including Japanese 12-in-2 (Japanese Lace).

Instructions - Either Hand