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Glossary: I

Maille made with very tiny rings. Some tweezer maille can be considered insanity maille if the rings are small enough.

Inner Diameter. Commonly used to describe ring sizes. Can be used alongside the Wire Diameter to find the Aspect Ratio of a ring.

An image of some kind woven directly into maille using rings of different colors, obtained either with different materials or coloring methods, such as heating or anodizing.

Ideal aspect ratio; ideally, the inside diameter of a ring is equivalent to the size of the mandrel. (see also A.A.R. (actual aspect ratio), and aspect ratio)