This dead-soft, Argentium® Silver low-dome wire offers a flat surface that makes it great for wire-wrapping on flat components and helps make soldering more effective while presenting a round profile in your designs. This wire is great for creating loops and links; it’s ideal for substantial rings and bracelets. Dead soft Argentium Silver wire 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.
This wire is packaged in coils and can be cut to any length that satisfies the system minimum; minimum purchase is 7".
Made with a touch of germanium, Argentium® Silver presents a bright white color that is closer to fine silver than traditional sterling, yet is highly resistant to firescale and less likely to tarnish under most conditions. It welds flawlessly and is ideal for fusing techniques. All Argentium is guaranteed by Argentium International Ltd. Your customers will appreciate the value and convenience of brighter-white sterling silver designs that resist tarnishing and keep on shining.
Working with Argentium Silver® is a bit different than working with traditional sterling. If you are new to using Argentium®, scroll down or visit our Resource Center (see tab above); you'll find lots of help and guidance to help you reap all the benefits this material has to offer!