Don’t know if there is a name for them, as I have a couple of rings
made with one knot in the center of the ring. I have watched a guy I
worked with on the circus(I was the guy on the end of the shovel and
the bull) roll and tie the ring and bracelets. The rings were easier
and faster to make therefore could be sold faster and make more
bottle money.Plus most people wouldn’t pay the money for the work
for the bracelets. If you don’t have one to look at with a
magnifier. And since you are using wire, you need a long section of
wire to do the wrap and tighten up/tie off. the it is cut at one end
even with the start of the loops. I have only did a couple, 30 plus
You want to check out google for macrame and fancy knotting sailor
rope work. There are a number of decorative rope flourishes that
should fit you need.
Just a side note about elephant hair it is coarse, hard and very
tough. If you ever remember seeing the young ladies riding the neck
of a bull in the circus and wondered why she had on such torn up
pair of fishnets or regular panty hose. Its because they would be
shredded after riding for 5 feet on the neck. Even with blue jeans
on your inside leg that was rubbing the hair. Would be red. the
worse job was ridding the bulls in the street parades.
And yes they did and do use a blow torch/ propane torch to shave an
Been there, rode the elephant and never wanted to again !