What is silver dead soft wire used for?

Answer Silver wire is a commonly used material in jewelry making. Silver wire is available in several grades of hardness, and is selected by jewelry designers on the basis of its suitability for use in sp... Read More »

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About Silver Wire Gauges?

Silver wire comes in a variety of sizes known as gauges, and that size often dictates how the wire is best used in jewelry. The larger the gauge number, the smaller the actual size of the wire.

How many ounces are in a foot of silver wire?

Silver wire, which is 99.9% pure is usually produced in three gauges. Twelve gauge, which is .081 inches in diameter contains one ounce per 34 inches or 6/19 of an ounce. Fourteen gauge, .064 inch... Read More »

What type of silver wire should I use to make earrings?

On One Hand: Sterling silver Is Best for Most ProjectsFor most beaded earring designs with visible wire, sterling silver wire is best. Sterling silver is a combination of silver and copper, making ... Read More »

How to Wire a Ceiling Fan Off a Dead-End Switch?

A dead-end switch is where a circuit literally ends. Inside the switch box, there are only three wires--a black wire, a white wire and a ground wire. In the wiring sequence, the feed wires travel t... Read More »