Multiple Woven Meshes
In contrast to multiple soldered chains where the links are held together in one dimension by soldering and in the second dimension by weaving, in multiple woven meshes, the links are held together in both directions by weaving as in two-way single and two-way double chains. The difference here is that in a mesh, multiple links are held in a row by a single link going in the other direction, necessitating the use of a minimum of two link sizes. These chains are usually made out of wire no thicker than 22 gauge, since in heavier wire they are quite massive. Examples in gold exist from antiquity that are made from 31- or 32-gauge wire.
KeywordsWooden Surface Basic Direction Short Link Single Mesh Link Breaking
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