Chain is not only a very popular element in jewellery-making, but designing with chain is fast, fun, fashionable and affordable. Popular beading magazines are featuring projects incorporating chain, and the designs range from classic through vintage to punk. Chain Style expands on this trend by offering 50 creative ideas for how to use chain as the key design feature. Author Jane Dickerson, offers a step-by-step guide to making easy, stylish and contemporary bracelets, necklaces, and earrings, each incorporating chain as an element of the design. Techniques include opening and closing jump rings, cutting chain, oxidizing and hammering the chain to create texture and variety plus creating wire-wrapped loops and jump rings. The chain metals in the book include brass, copper, sterling silver, gunmetal, aluminium, base metal and goldstone.