OhioBeads.com Bar-and-Link Chain 20080220

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OhioBeads.com Bar-and-Link Chain 20080220

  1. 1. OhioBeads.com <ul><li>Bar-Link Chain </li></ul><ul><li>( aka Bar-and-Link Chain) </li></ul>
  2. 2. OhioBeads.com : Bulk Jewelry Chain & More <ul><li>The March 2008 Beadstyle magazine by Kalmbach Publishingfeatured bar-and-link chains </li></ul><ul><li>Lindsay Haedt of Beadstyle magazine gave OhioBeads.com an honorable mention for a site that carries bar-and-link chain in her 02/15/08 blog post &quot;Where can I find . . . bar-and-link chain?&quot;. </li></ul><ul><li>This slideshow highlights different bar-and-link chains carried by OhioBeads.com . </li></ul><ul><li>(Note: The blue underlines are active hyperlinks to http:// www.ohiobeads.com . </li></ul>
  3. 3. OhioBeads.com : Bulk Jewelry Chain & More <ul><li>Sterling Silver Chain #9: Small Textured Scalloped Bar-Link Chain </li></ul><ul><li>This Sterling Silver Chain #9: Small Textured Scalloped Chain makes a feminine, attractive bracelet or necklace when you drop wire wrapped crystals, stones or sterling beads from the jump rings connecting the bar links. </li></ul><ul><li>The chain links measure 1 mm diameter x 8 mm long, with 3 x 2.5 mm oval closed jump rings connecting the links. You get 3 links and 2 jump rings in one inch. </li></ul>
  4. 4. OhioBeads.com : Bulk Jewelry Chain & More <ul><li>Sterling Silver Chain _#10: Medium Textured Scalloped Bar-Link Chain </li></ul><ul><li>This Sterling Silver Chain #10: Medium Textured Scalloped Chain is similar to the Sterling Silver Chain #9: Small Textured Scalloped Chain in that it will help you to make a dainty, feminine jewelry piece. </li></ul><ul><li>The links measure 1 mm diameter x 13 mm long; they are connected by oval soldered jump rings approximately 3 mm x 2.5 mm. You get about 1-3/4 links and one jump ring per inch. </li></ul>
  5. 5. OhioBeads.com : Bulk Jewelry Chain & More <ul><li>Sterling Silver Chain _#19: Med Textured Straight Bar Link Chain </li></ul><ul><li>This Sterling Silver Chain _#19: Med Textured Straight Bar Link Chain (per ft) is similar to the Sterling Silver Chain #10: Medium Textured Scalloped Chain, but the bar links are straight instead of curved. This sterling chain will also help you to make a dainty, feminine jewelry piece. </li></ul><ul><li>The links measure 1 mm diameter x 13 mm long; they are connected by oval soldered jump rings approximately 3 mm x 2.5 mm. You get about 1-3/4 links and one jump ring per inch. </li></ul>
  6. 6. OhioBeads.com : Bulk Jewelry Chain & More <ul><li>Antique Copper Chain _#15: Round Bar Link Chain </li></ul><ul><li>This Antique Copper Chain (Copper Ox Chain) _#15: Round Bar Link Chain is a delicate chain; great for symmetrical, evenly-spaced wire wraps. </li></ul><ul><li>Each link measures approximately 1 mm diameter x 8 mm long. Soldered oval rings approximately 3 mm x 2.5 mm hold the bar links together. </li></ul><ul><li>The chain is a brass bar chain, antique copper plated and lacquered. </li></ul>
  7. 7. OhioBeads.com : Bulk Jewelry Chain & More <ul><li>Bright Copper Chain #4: Round Bar Link Scalloped </li></ul><ul><li>This Bright Copper Chain #4: Round Bar Link Scalloped Chain is a delicate chain; great for symmetrical, evenly-spaced wire wraps. The curve of the scalloped chain is a nice feminine touch. </li></ul><ul><li>Each link measures approximately 1 mm diameter x 8 mm long. Soldered oval rings approximately 3 mm x 2.5 mm hold the bar links together. </li></ul><ul><li>The chain is brass bar plated with bright copper. </li></ul>
  8. 8. OhioBeads.com : Bulk Jewelry Chain & More <ul><li>Gold-Filled Chain #1: Smooth Bar Link Chain </li></ul><ul><li>Jewelry-making is easy for people who like symmetry with this Gold-Filled Chain #1: Smooth Bar Link (per ft.). </li></ul><ul><li>The 12mm links are connected by a jump ring that makes it easy to place wire-wrapped dangles without counting links. </li></ul><ul><li>If you like a little bit of asymmetry, try using this chain for an &quot;orphan bead&quot; project. Choose your family of beads from your extra beads, then wire wrap one or more per jump ring. Finish with a gold-filled toggle, lobster claw or magnetic clasp to finish off the piece. </li></ul>
  9. 9. OhioBeads.com : Bulk Jewelry Chain & More <ul><li>Brass Chain #6: Antique Brass Round Bar Link </li></ul><ul><li>This Antique Brass Chain #6: Round Bar Link Chain is a delicate chain; great for symmetrical, evenly-spaced wire wraps. The Antique Brass has shades of yellow, green and brown. </li></ul><ul><li>Each link measures approximately 1 mm diameter x 8 mm long. Soldered oval rings approximately 3 mm x 2.5 mm hold the bar links together. </li></ul><ul><li>The chain is brass bar, antique brass plated and lacquered. </li></ul>
  10. 10. OhioBeads.com : Bulk Jewelry Chain & More <ul><li>Silver-Plated Chain #3: Bar Link Chain </li></ul><ul><li>This silver plated bar link chain has become a local favorite. We love to use it for &quot;orphan bead&quot; projects. Choose a colorful selection of beads, wire wrap one bead or a stack of beads to the jump rings at either end of the bar links. You get the shine of the flat faces on the bar link and a jewelry piece that will go with many outfits. </li></ul><ul><li>The bar links on this chain measure 15 mm long and approx. 1.8 mm at the widest point, approx. 1-1/4 links per inch. </li></ul>
  11. 11. OhioBeads.com : Bulk Jewelry Chain & More <ul><li>Gunmetal Chain #3 - Bar Link Chain </li></ul><ul><li>This Gunmetal Chain #3 - Bar Link Chain falls right into line with fashion forecasts for jewelry this year. For you who like symmetry and regular spacing, the bar links save you the trouble of counting links. Just hang your dangles from the jump rings at the ends of the bars. </li></ul><ul><li>The bar links on this chain measure 15 mm long and approx. 1.8 mm at the widest point, approx. 1-1/4 links per inch. </li></ul>
  12. 12. OhioBeads.com : Bulk Jewelry Chain & More <ul><li>Gunmetal Chain _#20: Round Bar Link Scalloped Chain </li></ul><ul><li>This Gunmetal Chain _#20: Round Bar Link Scalloped Chain is a delicate chain; great for symmetrical, evenly-spaced wire wraps. The curve of the scalloped chain is a nice feminine touch. </li></ul><ul><li>Each link measures approximately 1 mm diameter x 8 mm long. Soldered oval rings approximately 3 mm x 2.5 mm hold the bar links together. </li></ul><ul><li>The chain is brass bar link plated with gunmetal. </li></ul>
  13. 13. OhioBeads.com : Bulk Jewelry Chain & More <ul><li>Brass Chain _#10: Antique Brass Round Bar Link Scalloped Chain </li></ul><ul><li>This Brass Chain _#10: Antique Brass Round Bar Link Scalloped Chain is a delicate chain; great for symmetrical, evenly-spaced wire wraps. The curve of the scalloped chain is a nice feminine touch. </li></ul><ul><li>Each link measures approximately 1 mm diameter x 8 mm long. Soldered oval rings approximately 3 mm x 2.5 mm hold the bar links together. </li></ul><ul><li>The chain is brass bar plated with gunmetal. </li></ul>
  14. 14. OhioBeads.com : Bulk Jewelry Chain & More <ul><li>Gunmetal Chain _#16: Round Straight Bar Link Chain </li></ul><ul><li>This Gunmetal Chain #16: Round Straight Bar Link Chain is a delicate chain; great for symmetrical, evenly-spaced wire wraps. </li></ul><ul><li>Each link measures approximately 1 mm diameter x 8 mm long. Soldered oval rings approximately 3 mm x 2.5 mm hold the bar links together. </li></ul><ul><li>The chain is brass bar link plated with gunmetal. </li></ul>
  15. 15. OhioBeads.com : Bulk Jewelry Chain & More <ul><li>Copper-over-Steel Chain #1: Small Bar Link Chain </li></ul><ul><li>This Copper-over-Steel Chain #1: Small Bar Link chain is a bar link chain: flat bar, tapered link. </li></ul><ul><li>The chain measures 2 links per inch and approximately 1/8&quot; wide. </li></ul><ul><li>The bar links are connected by unsoldered rings. </li></ul><ul><li>The connecting rings show a bit redder copper color than the links themselves. The link color is like old brass or an older copper penny. </li></ul>
  16. 16. OhioBeads.com : Bulk Jewelry Chain & More <ul><li>Copper-over-Steel Chain #2: Medium Bar Link Chain </li></ul><ul><li>This Copper-over-Steel Chain #2: Medium Bar Link chain is a bar link chain: flat link, diamond-shaped bar, tapered link. </li></ul><ul><li>The chain measures 1 link per inch and approximately 5/32&quot; wide. </li></ul><ul><li>The bar links are connected by unsoldered rings. </li></ul><ul><li>The connecting rings look more like steel (about the same color as the steel rings on the ends of the links.) The link color is like old brass or an older copper penny. </li></ul>
  17. 17. OhioBeads.com : Bulk Jewelry Chain & More <ul><li>Detail of Gunmetal Bar Link and Black Olive Cut Bead Necklace </li></ul><ul><li>Gunmetal Chain #16: Round Bar Link </li></ul><ul><li>Black Matte Glass 8mm Olive Cut Beads </li></ul><ul><li>Gunmetal Headpins: Thin 0.040&quot; (24 ga ) x 2&quot; </li></ul>
  18. 18. OhioBeads.com : Bulk Jewelry Chain & More <ul><li>Detail of Copper-over-Steel Bar Link, Greek Ceramic, Brass and Glass and Necklace </li></ul><ul><li>Copper-over-Steel Chain #2: Medium Bar Link Chain </li></ul><ul><li>Various Ceramic Beads </li></ul><ul><li>Antique Copper Headpins: Thin 0.040&quot; (24 ga ) x 2“ </li></ul><ul><li>Brass Centerpiece </li></ul>
  19. 19. OhioBeads.com : Bulk Jewelry Chain & More <ul><li>Detail of Orphan Bead Necklace on Silver-Plated Bar Link Chain </li></ul><ul><li>Silver-Plated Chain #3: Bar Link Chain </li></ul><ul><li>Various Glass Beads – Swarovski Crystal, Indian Glass, Vintage German Glass, Czech Fireballs </li></ul><ul><li>Silver-Plated Headpins: Thick (21 ga ) x 2&quot; </li></ul>
  20. 20. OhioBeads.com : Bulk Jewelry Chain & More <ul><li>Detail of Swarovski Crystal and Scalloped Gunmetal Necklace </li></ul><ul><li>Gunmetal Chain _#20: Round Bar Link Scalloped Chain </li></ul><ul><li>Clusters of Swarovski Crystal 5301 4mm Bicones </li></ul><ul><li>http://www.ohiobeads.com/catalog/gunmetal-headpins-20pkg-p-291.html </li></ul>
  21. 21. OhioBeads.com : Bulk Jewelry Chain & More <ul><li>We hope that this slideshow has been of some value to you who already have some level of jewelry-making experience. </li></ul><ul><li>We hope to produce some tutorials for easy jewelry-making projects in the near future. </li></ul><ul><li>Paul </li></ul><ul><li>OhioBeads.com </li></ul>

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