Celtic 6 Reef Knot

When in the boy scouts this was about the only knot I could tie; the simple reef knot. However, trying to tie one using silver wire is a different matter. Whilst this may look like a simple little bracelet, this was actually extremely difficult to accomplish in silver. Remember the secret to making chains is not just to create a link, but to be able to create many of them, all exactly identical. So the challenge here was to work out how to make the links with repeated consistency.

I worked it out eventually but it took far longer to make this chain than it should have. It’s a nice little chain and note too that the links are loose and able to move within the knot. This makes for a very fluid chain.

Right Reef knot bracelet in sterling silver.


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