Findings and Such....
Chainmail is woven by many individual rings. To the left you can see some of those rings. Rings come in a variety of sizes, gauges, materials and colors.
Materials: Sterling Silver, Titanium, Bright Aluminum, Anodized Aluminum, Copper, Jewelers Brass, Bronze, Stainless Steel, Mild Steel, Niobium, Enameled Copper, Nickel Silver, Plated Copper, and Rubber rings.
The Above image shows how handy small bags can be for storing rings.