12/20 Yellow Gold-Filled Matte Square Wire, 18-Ga., 1/2-Hard

This gauge wire comes coiled

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Description

This 1/2-hard, 12/20 yellow gold-filled square wire is ideal for creating bangles, rings, cuff bracelets, and a myriad of components that embellish other findings. Square wire features four flat sides; the flat surfaces are ideal for aligning two or more strands with one another and when soldering components to the wire. Give the wire a twist to create attractive twist wire. Simple hoops, bangles and other components take on a fresh, dynamic look when made using square wire. Metal that is 1/2-hard is partially work-hardened and will hold its shape under some stress; ideal for forming structures that will support other components. Keep in mind that hardness is changeable (by annealing or heat-hardening) and is relative among metal types (each temper will feel and handle differently from one metal to another). When finishing your pieces, also keep in mind that the harder the metal is, the brighter a finish it will take.

This gold-filled wire is packaged in coils and can be cut to any length that satisfies the system minimum. Orders must weigh at least 0.01 ozt.; if you click 'Add to Cart' for a quantity less than this, the cart will offer a prompt to let you know what the minimum for this item is.

Gold-filled materials allow you to design and fabricate using the desirable color of karat gold while preserving a more affordable price point than is possible with solid gold. Its economical cost allows a greater latitude for trying out new designs or creating lines of fashion jewelry items. If you polish this wire, use extra care to avoid damaging or removing the bonded surface layer of karat gold.


Specifications:
  • Metal type : Gold-filled
  • Karat/purity : 12/20
  • Hardness : 1/2-hard
  • Form : Wire
  • Shape : Square
  • Dimensions : .040" (1.02mm)
  • Gauge/thickness : 18 ga.
  • Length per weight : 10.96 ft./ozt.
  • Weight per length : 0.09 ozt./ft.
  • Metal color : Yellow
  • Country of origin : United States

Please Note: • Customers within the European Union: Please be aware that all gold-filled materials sold by Rio Grande are in compliance with EU regulation EN1811:2011.
• We strive to measure quantities ordered as closely as possible; however, due to manufacturing tolerances at the mill, please allow for a ±10% variance when ordering.

Catalog page: 2018-2019 Tools and Equipment Catalog p.756