Copper Wire Half Hard Bare 99.9% 14 to 26 Gauge 1/4 Lb on a Spool 4 Ounces

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This half hard copper wire is 99.9% pure copper. It is the perfect temper for ear wires or pieces that require more strength, such as clasps. It is bare wire and can be oxidized to antique it. You can then buff the areas you want to highlight with a buffing block or a fine gauge nail block. If you prefer to keep it bright, any commercial cleaner, such as Cameo will keep it looking great. You can also use jewelry sealer or wax. It is suitable for making your own ball pins as well. Please message with any questions or concerns.

Wire is spooled and shrink wrapped from the vendor in 4 ounce spools.
99.9% pure copper wire in a half hard temper. Melting point 1981 degrees F.

APPROXIMATE LENGTHS
14 AWG - 20 FEET
16 AWG - 32 FEET
18 AWG - 50 FEET
20 AWG - 80 FEET
22 AWG - 125 FEET


FAQs

12 gauge is the thickest wire and 28 gauge is the thinnest.

Most metals can be cleaned in an ultrasonic device, but be cautious about the plating on antiqued caps.

Any earring can be done in another color bead or metal. The caps may not be identical but they will be close. Please ask for what ever you want. Any earring can have a matching pendant made.

I don't offer gift wrapping formally, but will do my best to accommodate if needed. I will often include a small note card at the customer's request for gifts.

I buy from wholesalers and am not one myself, so don't offer this on supplies. I do offer a wholesale discount on jewelry. Please contact me for details.

20 Gauge half hard is best for ear wires. Don't use plated for this application. Half hard is firm and will hold a shape. Dead soft is very pliable and will not hold a shape unless wrapped.

Tumbling is the best way to clean solid, bare wires. Do not tumble plated wires. Brass, copper or silver cleaner can be used. Be sure to rinse and dry thoroughly.

I use Jax silver blackener for my silver. I also use jax for brass and copper. Do not use these products on plated wires. You can then use a buffing block to highlight your piece.

This is the most challenging of all the aspects of online selling. Whatever camera you use, try to use fine zoom and the macro setting for close ups. Use a light tent if you have one or a southern exposure window about 2 pm. No glare then.

12 gauge is the thickest wire and 28 gauge is the thinnest.

Most metals can be cleaned in an ultrasonic device, but be cautious about the plating on antiqued caps.

Any earring can be done in another color bead or metal. The caps may not be identical but they will be close. Please ask for what ever you want. Any earring can have a matching pendant made.

I don't offer gift wrapping formally, but will do my best to accommodate if needed. I will often include a small note card at the customer's request for gifts.

I buy from wholesalers and am not one myself, so don't offer this on supplies. I do offer a wholesale discount on jewelry. Please contact me for details.

20 Gauge half hard is best for ear wires. Don't use plated for this application. Half hard is firm and will hold a shape. Dead soft is very pliable and will not hold a shape unless wrapped.

Tumbling is the best way to clean solid, bare wires. Do not tumble plated wires. Brass, copper or silver cleaner can be used. Be sure to rinse and dry thoroughly.

I use Jax silver blackener for my silver. I also use jax for brass and copper. Do not use these products on plated wires. You can then use a buffing block to highlight your piece.

This is the most challenging of all the aspects of online selling. Whatever camera you use, try to use fine zoom and the macro setting for close ups. Use a light tent if you have one or a southern exposure window about 2 pm. No glare then.



    Reviews
    Average review
    (9)
    Super fast shipping, great product. Thanks again.
    Jan 22, 2018 by phocusgroupie
    Jan 22, 2018 by phocusgroupie
    Mar 19, 2017 by Dara Lewis
    Feb 17, 2017 by Jessica Lusczyk
    Gorgeous! Fast ship! I am so happy!!
    Nov 30, 2016 by Divine Bliss

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