Weave Got Maille

Entrepreneur behind Weave Got Maille launches new eco-friendly straw company 13 Straws

Ada, MN chain maille company Weave Got Maille is making an effort to tackle the environmentally unfriendly use of plastic straws with the launch of a new company, 13 Straws, which will produce reusable straws made of anodized aluminum. Edie Ramstad, who founded Weave Got Maille and Premier Anodizing, is now launching 13 Straws to…

Striking gold: Local entrepreneur ships chainmaille worldwide

Whirs fill the air at Weave Got Maille, as tiny blades cut jumprings. The walls are filled with them in bags — tiny ring of turquoise, ruby red, gold. A century-old vault in the corner holds the precious metals used to make them; topaz, niobium, 14 carat gold. “My parents wanted me to be a…