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Gold Plate / Antiqued Gold

Large Bracelet Memory Wire, Silver Plated, BeadalonMemory Wire
0.5 oz
Gold Color

CAD$6.00/ ea

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Bright Gold 10mm Channel Cuff BraceletChannel Cuff
10mm Glue-In
Bright Gold


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Rose Gold Plated 10mm Channel Cuff BraceletChannel Cuff
10mm Glue-In
Rose Gold


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Leverback Earwires Gold Plate 
Leverback Earwires
Gold Plate

CAD$12/ 50

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Shell Leverback Earwires Gold PlateShell
Leverback Earwires
Gold Plate

CAD$15/ 50

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Snake Chain Bracelet Gold PlateSnake Chain
Gold Plate

CAD$3.00/ ea

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Snake Chain Necklace Gold PlateSnake Chain
Gold Plate

CAD$9.00/ ea

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Beadalon Variety Pack Gold Plate Crimp TubesVariety Pack
Crimp Tubes
Gold Plate

CAD$9.00/ ea

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Small Leather Crimp Ends Gold Plate 
Small Crimp End
Gold Plate

CAD$2.80/ 100

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Leather Crimp Ends Gold Plate 
Leather Crimp End
Gold Plate


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2mm Gold Plate Round Crimp Beads


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10mm Lobster Claw Clasp Bright Gold10mm Lobster
Claw Clasp
Bright Gold

CAD$6.00/ 100

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6mm Ladder Chain Antiqued Gold

CAD$3.00/ ft

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3-1 Figaro Chain Gold Plate

CAD$2.00/ ft

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5-1 Figaro Chain Gold Plated

CAD$1.50/ ft

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10mm Aztec Flat Magnetic Clasp Bright Gold10mm Aztec
Magnetic Clasp
Bright Gold

CAD$4.00/ ea

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10mm Hammertone Flat Magnetic Clasp Bright Gold10mm Hammertone
Magnetic Clasp
Bright Gold

CAD$4.50/ ea

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Magnetic Oval Clasp Finding Bright GoldMagnetic
Oval Clasp
Bright Gold


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5mm End Cap with Loop Gold Plate 
5mm End Cap
Gold Plate


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6mm End Cap with Loop Gold Plate 
6mm End Cap
Gold Plate


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TierraCast Jewelry Components

We have a large selection of pewter jewelry components by TierraCast. Find plated finishes silver, copper and gold as well as black, brass oxide , antique pewter and rhodium. Find decorative beads, charms, clasps, rings and links, pins, a variety of leather products, and earwires, pins, jump rings and more...

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Gold Silver Copper Brass Gun Metal Metal Strips


Wire Gauge Diameters

What is Wire Gauge?

Jewelry wire is most commonly measured for thickness or diameter using the American Wire Gauge system (AWG).

American Wire Gauge is the accepted system for determining the sizes of round wire in Canada and United States. There are other wire gauge systems used by different industries (Steel and Music wire).

Some basics of the AWG system include:

16 - 20 Gauge wires are currently the heaviest gauges wire that we carry. This wire can be used for creating the frame for your project, create jump rings, or wire art involving hammer work. Because of the thickness, this wire can be a little tough to work with. If you are stringing beads make sure the thread hole on the bead is large enough to allow the wire through.

22-24 Gauge wires are most common for wire wrapping and general wire work as they are thin enough to fit through most bead thread holes and yet strong enough to provide a good hold. Our head and eye pins are mostly 24 gauge. Again use the table above for the wire diameter and make sure the wire suits your needs.

26-28 Gauges are thread-like and are used on fine or delicate beads or smaller project like wrapping beads onto earwires. These gauges are also commonly used for basket weaving and lace work.

Wire Art Basics

There are many uses and methods of working with wire and as many books written on the subject. Books are very useful for beginning jewelry makers or craftspeople but you can't beat watching a wire artist in action. However, all you need is a few basic wraps and a couple of special effects using a jig or hammer and you can make jewelry of any type.

Common tools that can be used for wire work include:

Chain nose pliers & wire cutters will also be required for basic wire work. Try to get tools that fit your hand and in some cases protective coverings over the metal jaws to prevent scarring of the wire. There are many other tools that are designed exclusively for wire work. We will be getting a page for jewelry tools set up soon. In the meantime, let us know if you would like to see a flyer of the tools we have available.

WIRE JIGS - good ones are Beadalon Thing-A-Ma-Jig and can be found with wire bending kits. These jigs can produce wonderful designs and you may also want to combine bending with hammering to produce amazing pieces.



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