All posts tagged "silver wire"

  • Daily Wire Tip: Silver Colored vs. Genuine Silver Wire Pieces

    Daily Wire Jewelry Making Tip Question: I understand the difference between sterling and Argentium silver wire, and the much less expensive non-tarnish silver-colored copper wire. My question is: Unless I intend to solder the wire, would there...

    • Posted December 9, 2010
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  • Daily Wire Tip Oct. 8: Different Metals, Different Results

    Daily Wire Jewelry Making Tip for October 8, 2010 Question: I have been using square copper and brass wires to try out a design before using the good stuff. It may be my imagination, but even though...

    • Posted October 7, 2010
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  • Daily Wire Tip Oct. 3: The Sterling Silver Tarnish Culprit

    Daily Wire Jewelry Making Tip for October 3, 2010 Question: In one recent Tip of the Day, you said “without the presence of an alloy such as copper, fine silver will not tarnish.” So it’s the alloy...

    • Posted October 2, 2010
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  • Daily Wire Tip Sept. 14: Fine Silver and Wirewrapping

    Daily Wire Jewelry Making Tip for September 14, 2010 Question: Is fine silver wire a good choice for wirewrapping of any kind? I would think that it might be too soft. Curious to hear your thoughts. Thank...

    • Posted September 13, 2010
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  • Daily Tip Aug. 6: Wire Metal Substitutions

    Daily Wire Jewelry Making Tip August 6, 2010 Question: Can you substitute artistic, German, Argentium or silver plated wire in place of sterling silver, as long as the piece calls for round wire and will not be...

    • Posted August 5, 2010
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  • Daily Wire Tip March 5: Difference Between Silver Plate and Sterling Silver

    Daily Wire Jewelry Making Tip March 05, 2010 Question: I have made rings with sterling silver wire. In less a then a week all the silver was gone. I am having to replace the rings. The ring turns...

    • Posted March 5, 2010
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