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Sterling Silver Wire in Dead Soft and Half Hard
Different gauges of solid sterling silver wire often used in wire wrapping and for earrings, bracelets and dangles.
sold in one ounce spools

We have sterling silver wire available in Round, Half Round and Square
These are sold in one ounce spools.  Click below to choose a style of wire to order.  You will also be able to see how many feet are in an ounce based on the gauge of wire. 

Round Wire         Half Round Wire          Square Wire

Gauges available in Round Wire:
10, 12, & 14 gauges in Dead Soft
16, 18, 19, 20, 21, 22, 24, 26, 28, and 30 gauges in Dead Soft and Half Hard

Gauges available in Half Round Wire:
14 & 16 in Dead Soft
18, 20, 21, 22, & 24 in Dead Soft and Half Hard

Gauges available in Square Wire:
14 & 16 in Dead Soft
18, 20, 21, 22, & 24 in Dead Soft and Half Hard


Please note that some gauges of wire may take up to 1 week to ship.

 

 

  The gauge of the wire measures the thickness.  The smaller the gauge, the thicker the wire. 
Approximate gauge to metric conversion:

12 gauge - 2.0mm
14 gauge - 1.6mm
16 gauge - 1.3mm
18 gauge - 1.0mm
20 gauge - 0.8mm
22 gauge - 0.6mm
24 gauge - 0.5mm
26 gauge - 0.4mm
28 gauge - 0.3mm
30 gauge - 0.2mm

Dead Soft
Dead-soft wire has not been hardened at all, making it the most malleable. It is most often used when a design calls for making several bends and loops. Wire becomes harder as it is manipulated, so using dead-soft wire will enable you to manipulate it longer before it becomes too brittle to work with.

Half Hard
Half-hard wire has been hardened but is still very malleable. Because it has been hardened, half-hard wire will maintain a loop, bend or shape under some stress. Half-hard wire is commonly used when making wire-wrapped jewelry or simple loops.