This dead-soft 16-gauge jeweler’s brass sheet offers the benefit of having fabrication metal ready when you need it; custom-cut it to the exact size and shape your design requires. Dead soft brass sheet is easy to bend, shape and hammer; it is an ideal starting point for forming, shaping and wire-wrapping. 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.
Sold in 6 x 12" sheets.
Jeweler's brass is a great choice when you want a color as close as possible to 14K yellow gold at a base-metal price point. Also known as red brass, NuGold, Merlin's gold and jeweler’s bronze, this material fires well with BRONZclay™ and with bronze sheet, wire and findings, offering you a wider range of design options.
CDA #230 alloy (85% copper/15% zinc).
Because heavier-gauge sheet is milled fewer times during the manufacturing process, it tends to have a semi-bright finish; achieving a high polish on this sheet requires some additional finishing.