This Non Tarnishing TWISTED Artistic Wire is the same great wire we use to make our high quality jump rings and findings. It is available in 6 finishes in a variety of gauges.
18 gauge = 1mm
20 gauge = 0.8mm
22 gauge = 0.6mm
24 gauge = 0.4mm
Non Tarnish Silver Plate
Non Tarnish Brass
Non Tarnish Copper (Natural)
Antique Brass Color
Non Tarnish Rose Gold Color
Here is more information about each of them:
NON TARNISH SILVER PLATE
The base metal is copper so it has a nice substantial weight. First a layer of Fine Silver is applied then a clear enamel coating is baked on. It is non-tarnishing and perfect for light to medium duty projects. The temper is about 1/4 hard. It is available in 18, 20, 22 and 24 gauge.
NON TARNISH BRASS
The base metal is brass so this has a nice substantial weight. It is non-tarnishing and perfect for light to medium duty projects. We rate this wire to be half hard in temper and it is available in 18, 20, 22 and 24 gauge.
NON TARNISH COPPER
Also called "Natural", the base metal is copper. A clear enamel coating is baked on. It is non-tarnishing and perfect for light to medium duty projects. The temper is about 1/4 hard. It is available in 20 gauge.
ANTIQUE BRASS COLOR
This is a good match for antique gold and antique bronze findings. It is a copper base wire with an antique brass colored coating. It is finished with a clear enamel coating and is available in 18, 20, 22 and 24 gauge. It is dead soft in temper.
NON TARNISH ROSE GOLD COLOR
The base metal is copper. First a layer of fine silver is applied followed by a layer or rose gold color. It is finished with a clear enamel coating. It is about 1/4 hard in temper and is available in 18 and 20 gauge.
This wire is solid stainless steel and does not have any plating or coating. It is great for a wide variety of projects and will not tarnish, chip or wear. It has a bright grey/silver tone and is available in 18, 20, 22 and 24 gauge. It is about 1/2 hard in temper.
We are an Authorized Artistic Wire Distributor and obtain this wire directly from Artistic Wire. We carry all of the popular sizes and colors. If you would like a gauge, color or length that you don't see, contact us and we will be happy to stock it for you.
Did you know that we guarantee that the wire our customers receive will be 100% free of defects and the correct length and gauge. If there is a problem, we will send a free replacement. No questions asked! We will also send along a free self-addressed stamped envelope to return the defective coil
Premium? Yes! Artistic Wire is available in a widest range of colors and gauges and they strive for consistency and quality across all of their offerings with the most minimal allowance of variation in tint and hue (+/- 10%). They are professionally packaged to insure consistent temper and a wire that is free of kinks and nicks. They are packaged on large diameter spools to minimize curling which means that you can often work right off the spool with out spending time straightening the wire. The companies exclusive focus in the jewelry maker so their products are designed from the ground up to make it easy for you to make great jewelry. In other words, we share the same philosophy!
Materials: does not contain nickel or lead, non tarnish artistic wire.