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Half round wire is commonly used for rings and toe rings, as well as earrings, cabochon pendants, and wire sculpture. Our argentium silver wire has the sheen and color of silver, but it’s much more resistant to tarnish—no more careful polishing between shows! Made from sterling silver and germanium, we stock half round argentium wire in 18 to 21-gauge. Make a fine piece of argentium silver jewelry your customers and friends will love with our square argentium!

Silver is a fine, naturally occurring precious metal with an almost white sheen that is used for many purposes including jewelry making. Ordinary sterling silver is a mix of 92.5% silver and 7.5% copper. Wire-Sculpture's argentium sterling silver wire replaces some of the copper with the element germanium. The germanium, coupled with the silver and copper, creates a fine piece of anti-tarnish silver wire that your customers will love to wear!

For more information on silver, check out Mary W. Bailey’s article on silver here.

Wire can be the glue that holds your jewelry together, or it can shine as the focal point for the entire work. Whether you’re into chainmaille, beading, wire sculpture and wire jewelry making, or even name writing, we have the perfect wire for you.

Sorry, no returns/refunds/exchanges on gold or silver wire products.