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What are the Best Metal Choices for Beginning Chainmaille? Compare and Contrast

In this lesson, I will be talking about the different types of metal that are commonly used in chainmaille as well as make suggestions about what metals are best for beginners. Let’s discuss base metals, starting with aluminum. Aluminum is lightweight, shiny, very easy to work with and comes in a multitude of colors. In my opinion, aluminum is perfect for beginners, which is why all of the jump ring supplies until Section 5 of this course are made up entirely of aluminum.

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