Stainless Steel Wire

01/24/10 – Fine Silver Wire – Fine silver wire is .999 pure, while sterling silver is only .925 pure. This makes it a fantastic wire to use as an inclusion in your glass fusing projects. After firing the wire may have a white matt finish and be weak. The resulting white matt needs to be cleaned off to bring the piece back to a silver finish and it will need to be hardened to make the piece usable. Tumbling the piece in a tumbler with a stainless steel shot will help to harden the metal and shine up the wire.

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