Get four of these types of pop tabs, you may use colored.
Take your needle nose pliers and grip your pop tab in it just like this
Bend all four just like this
Take your wire cutters and cut all four on the small end like the picture
Assemble them in a diamond form as shown
Repeat those steps and when you have more diamond shapes made assemble like this
Build the chain-male however you envision it. This is what I have so far