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EASTMAN KODAK COMPANY
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Chainmaille Dice - D20 by ChainedBeauty Chainmaille Dice - D20 by ChainedBeauty
So here it is, the D20. This one took quite a bit of effort to finish within a week, let me tell you. The rings are a lot smaller (a mixture of 2.5mm and 4mm) and there's just a whole lot more of them. Like the other dice, the numbers on each side is represented by a number of rings, with each side being a different pattern to help tell them apart.

To keep this one solid, there's a much more complex skeleton on the inside, so its a bit heavier than the others.

I decided to use the Japanese 12-in-2 pattern instead of the Orbital Hex Cage for two reasons in particular. The first being that I know this pattern a bit better, and the second being that I have more control over this one. The hex cage is sturdy, but wont hold up as well in the long run, I think. This one, with a reinforced skeleton will keep its shape for much longer.

Anyhoo, its done in time for PAX, so when I get back I'll have a bit of work to do in order to get the D10 and D12 finished.

Here's some detailed shots of different sides: [link]

This one's not going on etsy I don't think. I used silver plated copper and enameled copper for the red, so I'm not sure how well those colors will hold up. Definitely going to make more though, using anodized aluminum.
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krios82 Featured By Owner Dec 3, 2012
That's really amazing. How long did it took to you to do it?
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ChainedBeauty Featured By Owner Dec 3, 2012  Hobbyist Artisan Crafter
About a week and a half or so.
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krios82 Featured By Owner Dec 9, 2012
Your patience (or passion, I guess) is really impressive.
How did you started working with chainmaille?
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ChainedBeauty Featured By Owner Dec 9, 2012  Hobbyist Artisan Crafter
A friend of mine wanted to make her girlfriend a bracelet, and I decided to help. About halfway through making it, he realized he didn't much care for it, and I discovered that I loved making things.
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Ansarum Featured By Owner Aug 30, 2012
would you ever make a tutorial on how you did these?
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ChainedBeauty Featured By Owner Sep 3, 2012  Hobbyist Artisan Crafter
Yeah, mostly likely. Were I to do it, it would be after I made a few, and was confident that I found the easiest way to make it.
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Ansarum Featured By Owner Sep 4, 2012
sweet cant wait to see it!
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Zeroignite Featured By Owner Aug 30, 2012  Hobbyist Artisan Crafter
How rigid is it?
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ChainedBeauty Featured By Owner Sep 3, 2012  Hobbyist Artisan Crafter
Completely rigid, thanks to the internal structure. I was tossing it around with a friend when she missed, and it went sailing across the room and hit the wall. The die was fine, no dents or anything.

Couldn't say the same for the wall...
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Zeroignite Featured By Owner Sep 3, 2012  Hobbyist Artisan Crafter
:D
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