Chain Maille Open Studio

Course Description

About this course

You've asked for it, so here it is…Chain Maille (and Scale Maille) Open Studio!  This class is designed for students with some chain maille experience who would like help finishing current projects, beginning new projects, improving techniques, troubleshooting weaves, or simply working on personal projects while spending time with other maillers.  Bring your supplies, tools, UFOs and project ideas.

Meet the Instructor

Karen Karon

Jewelry designer and author, Karen Karon, has been “connecting jump rings” since 2006. She teaches chain maille classes and workshops here at Metalwerx, at local venues, and also provides private chain maille instruction. In addition, Karen is a certified PMC (Precious Metal Clay) artisan. Karen has written articles for Art Jewelry, Bead Style and Step by Step Wire Jewelry magazines and is the author of two books on chain maille, Chain Maille Jewelry Workshop and Advanced Chain Maille Jewelry Workshop, both published by Interweave.  Her chain maille jewelry is available at Alchemy 9.2.5, a contemporary jewelry and fine craft gallery in Belmont, MA.  See Karen’s work on her website (, or visit her on Facebook

Materials & Tools 

Tools and equipment are available to use during class but there is no materials fee. Supplies for projects are provided by students but please contact the office if you need any assistance with purchasing materials for this workshop.

Students should bring 

Students should bring their favorite hand tools to class, but are welcome to use Metalwerx's wide array of tools and equipment. 




Karen Karon


June 15, 2018


2:00 PM -5:00 PM


1 day

Basic and above
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