Sterling Silver Round Wire -   1 ozt / 31.10 grams

Sterling Silver Round Wire - 1 ozt / 31.10 grams

  • $32.44

Sterling silver is an alloy of silver containing 92.5% by weight of silver and 7.5% by weight of other metals, usually copper.  The reason silver needs to be combined with other metals is that it is very difficult to make great designs with just pure silver, which is very soft and malleable. A bit of hardness has to be introduced, by adding other metals such as copper. 

Recommended Metal Thickness

We recommend using sterling silver materials that are approximately 20%–25% thicker than the same materials in 14K gold to achieve comparable strength characteristics.



Rings and wedding bands

16-gauge (for women’s rings)
14-gauge (for men’s rings)

Bezel material

32-, 30-, 28-gauge

Ear wires

22-, 20-gauge


18-, 16-, 14-gauge


24-, 22-gauge

Jump rings

22-, 20-, 18-gauge

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