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Jewellery Chain Glossary (Eight)

Here is a tutorial of introducing you the meaning of different kinds of jewelry chain. Hope you will continue reading it!

90. TWISTED HELIX CHAIN

Twisted helix chain is one of the simplest chains in appearance with uniform links and a pleasing repeating pattern. This chain can be produced in very fine widths creating a very delicate trace chain.

Jewellery Chain Glossary - Twisted Helix Chain


91. TWISTED ROPE CHAIN

Twisted rope chain is created from lengths of rope chain which are twisted together to form a single chain length which gleams from every angle.

92. TWISTED SERPENTINE CHAIN

Twisted serpentine chain starts life as a standard serpentine chain which is then soldered and hammered into an interlocking ‘s’ design, before being twisted to create the appearance of a nugget. This chain is also known as nugget chain and tinsel chain.

93. VENETIAN LINK CHAIN

Venetian link chain is much loved for its geometric simplicity. It is made from round wire rolled flat before being formed into square links that form open boxes or cubes, giving it a sturdy yet classically smooth, sleek and uniform appearance. This jewellery making chain is also known as book chain, box chain, briolette chain and square link chain.

Jewellery Chain Glossary - Venetian Link Chain

94. WHEAT CHAIN

Wheat chain, not to be confused with barleycorn chain, is an intricate symmetrical form of rope chain made from small figure of eight links which give it an almost square, plaited profile which puts you in mind of Harvest Festivals! It is typically made from four strands of oval and twisted oval links. This jewellery making chain is also known as espiga chain and spiga chain. The name derives from the Spanish word espiga meaning wheat.