This bracelet is Helm Weave, Accented with Byzantine Weave in the center. The name Helm chain comes from a Finnish term and describes a chain made with parallel rings held together with smaller rings, orbited by a single larger ring. This bracelet is a variation of the chain in which two chains run parallel to each other and are then connected by smaller rings and additional orbiting larger rings. The Byzantine weave (is also referred to as “Idiot’s Delight”, “Fool’s Dilemma” and “Birdcage”. This is one of the most famous chainmaille weaves and belongs to the European family of weaves. There are claims that this weave is more than 2,000 years old. It is very popular for jewelry and is pleasant to look at, as it folds back on itself in a way that plays tricks on your eyes a bit.
The bracelet is made from Bright Aluminum 16 gauge rings in two different sizes. The length of the bracelet is 8 1/4 inches and drapes nicely on most male or female wrists. It is 1/2 inch wide and finished with a lobster clasp.
Helm Chain with Byzantine Accent:Bracelet
This bracelet does not stretch. Though the bracelet is made for a common female wrist size, if you are male or have larger wrists, measure your wrist to be sure its circumference is less than 8 1/4 inches.
Your item will come in a white jewelry box with cotton batting. The box is then sealed in plastic for protection.
This item is original and hand made. There is only one available. In the rare event that your item arrives damaged, please contact us for help with a return or replacement. Returns for other reasons are accepted, but the buyer will not be reimbursed for the cost of original nor return shipping. Item must return to the seller in the same new condition as time of purchase.
If you have questions, please contact us before making your purchase.
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