Chain Link Library By TD's Jewellery 26, April, 21 Info & Useful Links, TDs Library 931 total views, 3 today Home Info & Useful Links Chain Link Library CHAIN LINK LIBRARY IMAGE LINK STYLE DESCRIPTION ANCHOR or MARINER Oval links with a vertical bar in the middle of each link. BALL or BEAD or PELLINE Composed of spheres. Can be placed immediately adjacent or separated by connector bars. BAR or LINK & BAR Metal bar links connected by small links or rings. BARLEYCORN Flat tear dropped shaped links, connecting together like a hinge. BOX or BOOK or BRIOLETTE or SQUARE or VENETIAN Flat links folded into open squares, connecting to each other in an alternating vertical then horizontal pattern. BRAZILIAN or SNAKE or HEXAGON or ROUND MAILLE or STAR WEAVE Made up of smooth round metal plates joined closely together, creating a continuous flexible tube appearance. BYZANTINE or BIRDCAGE or KING’S BRAID An intricate design of closely linked oval or round links, Connecting sections of : A vertical pair, joined by a horizontal pair, to a vertical pair. C LINK Made of solid ‘C’ shaped sections, facing & fitted into each other in a repeating pattern. CABLE or LINK A uniformed pattern of round or oval links, each laying 90 degrees to the one next to it. COBRA Flat triangular links very close together. CRINKLE or PEANUT The wavy sides give this link a crinkled or peanut shape look. CUBAN Oval links that intersect, the links twist into a cable like design. CURB or GOURMETTE Round or oval links that are uniform in size, twisted & often diamond cut so they lie flat. DOUBLE LINK A repeating pattern of two parallel links, connecting to two parallel links. ELONGATED CABLE A basic cable link, with the links stretched past the point of oval. ESPIGA or SPIGA or WHEAT An intricate symmetrical chain composed of figure-of-eight links. FIGARO A pattern of: One long link followed by, One to five shorter links. FIGARUCCI A pattern of: One oval link followed by, ANCHOR links. FIGURE OF 8 or INFINITY Link is twisted, creating an ‘8’ shape. FILIGREE With added decoration inside the link, it creates a lace like look. FOXTAIL Two rows of slanted oval links, facing each other at a 45 degree angle. Connected by a series of flat rings running down the chains center. Creating a braid or weave pattern. HERRINGBONE Made up of multiple rows of ‘V’ shaped links, that lie flat. HOOK or LADDER This is a round link with folded back ends that form the hook that links to the next link. MARQUIS Elongated oval links with pointed ends, joined by simple links. MESH Fine wire woven to create a fabric like in appearance. Milanese method is weaving the wire into tubular or flat profiles. Stocking method uses a knitting process. NUGGET or TINSEL or TWISTED SERPNTINE Interlocking ‘S’ shaped links that are twisted to create a nugget look. OMEGA Individual plates aligned next to each other are crimped to an underlying mesh. PANTHER These links resemble offset or staggered bricks, they are pinned together in a repeating pattern. POPCORN or COREANA Concaved shaped links are clustered together, then evenly spaced out in a row, and repeated for each row after. PRINCE OF WHALES Made of small circular links, each link has no less than four other links connected to it. RING AND CONNECTOR Elongated links connected by round links. ROPE or FRENCH ROPE Made of machine flattened wire, each link is woven into the next, creating a twisted rope look. ROUND Simple uniform chain with the links sitting at 90 degrees from the one next to it. SAN MARCO Long rounded links with a flat bottom, pinned together, arranged next to each other on a 45 degree angle. SATURN Small round links, punctuated with filled beads. SCROLL Created by two separate lengths fed from opposite directions, creating a scroll, then soldered. SERPENTINE Hammered ‘S’ shaped links, laid next to each other, with an identical set laid parallel & connected below the first set. SINGAPORE Interweaving a series of flat diamond cut links into the shape of a diamond, these diamond shaped links are flattened & twisted.