"Satin Colors are wires nylon coated in soft, matte shades of Silver, Gold & Copper. This value-priced colored bead stringing wire gives you the look of Silver, Gold & Copper without the cost of plating or precious metal. The unique nylon color-coating provides your designs with added kink resistance & works especially well for bracelets & other designs that require less drape. The wire beneath the coating is our dependable, 7 strand stainless steel that is stronger and more flexible than Tiger Tail. Made in USA by Beadalon."