Bronze Wire for Jewelry 14 Gauge Soft 5 Feet

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My shop is now offering genuine bronze wire specially packaged for jewelry makers in approximately 1 ounce coils in gauges 14, 16, 18, 20, 24 and 26. (For larger quanities please visit my Artfire shop of the same name.)
Much of what is sold as bronze is actually brass which is a copper and zinc alloy. True phosphor bronze is a copper and tin alloy. The color is rich, not as yellow as brass and not as red as copper, more resembling a rosy 18K gold. (See the last picture for a color comparison.) Although new wire has a shiny bright finish, bronze ages to a lovely patina. This wire is not treated or coated so if you prefer to maintain the bright finish, store it as you would sterling silver in airtight plastic bags. Bronze can be cleaned with warm, sudsy water and a soft toothbrush or with a polishing cloth. JAX Brass, Bronze and Copper Darkener is my favorite product for artificially aging bronze although liver of sulfur also works very well.
All of my wire is annealed dead soft temper. The malleability is comparable to dead soft sterling silver wire. The 24 gauge makes beautiful Viking knit. If you need to work harden it, use the same methods you would for sterling silver or copper, such as tumbling or a leather mallet. Tip: to harden 20 gauge for ear wires, form a U in each end of a length of wire, secure one end in a drill, hold the other end in pliers and twist in the drill until hard.
Bronze can be soldered and used for balled end head pins without the risk of toxic zinc fumes.
I hope you'll enjoy creating jewelry with this beautiful wire and, as always, don’t hesitate to convo me with any questions.

    Average review
    Great price and got to me quickly. Thank you.
    Oct 31, 2017 by Suzanna
    Very fast shipping and item exactly as posted. Thanks for the great service!
    Sep 1, 2017 by May Ann
    Great quality wire! Received quickly, thank you!
    Jan 7, 2017 by Patricia Walkup
    Sep 6, 2016 by Dagmara Hrabal
    thanks for the fast shipping and great quality of wire~
    May 22, 2016 by Kim Piloseno

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