Kick in the Eye specialises in handmade chain.
This means that each link has been coiled from sterling silver wire, saw pierced into individual jump rings, linked together one by one, soldered securely at each join, shaped, and then polished to a reflective finish.
The process is time consuming to create, but leaves you with a unique, quality considered chain. Each product may have it's own characters of flaws and imperfections as for its handmade nature.
All Kick in the Eye chains are extremely durable and ready to last a lifetime.
Five versions of handmade chain are available: Original, Slim, Small, Large and Multi.
TYPES OF CHAIN
The ORIGINAL chain has a lovely weight to it and is the heaviest version of Kick in the Eye links. This chain has a Each link measures approx. 8mm wide and 10mm in length, created from 2mm wire.
The SLIM link chain is Kick in the Eye's most popular version of chain. It is nearly half as aesthetically and physically lighter than the Original Link Chain. It is created to the same dimensions but is instead made from 1.5mm wire. Each link measures approx. 6mm wide and 10mm in length.
The SMALL link chain is the most subtle of the range, being nearly half the size of the Slim and Original links. It is made with 1.5mm sterling silver wire and measures approx. 4mm wide and 7mm long.
The LARGE link chain has the chunkiest look to it - with it's links being nearly double the size of the Original & Slim, and nearly triple the size of the Small. It is created with 2mm wire and measures approx. 9mm wide and 19mm long.
The MULTI link chain necklace is created with all four versions of Kick in the Eye's chain types - the Original, Slim, Small and Large links. Each chain is created with a random formation of links so each of these products will be unique to the other.
The picture below shows a comparison of the 40cm, 50cm & 60cm lengths.