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Chain Maille --not just for suits of armour anymore

Chain Maille --not just for suits of armour anymore

Chain maille (also spelled chainmail) was once a medieval soldier's main protection from an opponent's sword or club. It's a form of armour created by weaving metal rings together tightly to form a dense mesh. Today, chain maille is also seen as a beautiful form of jewelry and art. Read more »