DIY Everything You Need to Know About Jewelry Wire from Jewelry Tutorial Headquarters. These are excellent easy to understand posts for anyone working with wire. For 25 plus pages of wire DIYs go here: truebluemeandyou.tumblr.com/tagged/wire TIP: If you are planning to sell wire jewelry it is nice for the customer to know exactly what type of wire they are getting especially if it is sterling silver.
- Part 1: Jewelry Wire Gauges Explained here. Wire gauge chart, wire gauge conversion chart and more.
- Part 2: Jewelry Wire Hardness Explained here. This post explains how to pick the right hardness of wire for your project. If you are having problems with the wire jewelry DIYs I post, you may be working with the wrong wire.
- Part 3: All About Jewelry Wire Shapes here. The difference between round, half round, square, twisted, and twisted square wire is discussed.
- Part 4: All About Jewelry Wire Materials here. Wire comes in many materials like precious metals (sterling silver, silver filled, gold filled etc…), base metals (copper, aluminum, brass, “craft” wire, silver/gold plated), and steel wire (stainless steel, memory wire).