Material Descriptions

Material Descriptions 2017-06-12T17:41:56+00:00

This page is to explain in depth all materials used in my work. Please click here to message me if you have more questions.

Wire

Silver – Bright silver is a silver plated copper core wire. Click here to see an example. / Darker silver is tin copper core wire. I use the tin version to avoid the nickle typically used in dark silver. Click here to see an example

Brass- 100% pure brass wire. Click here for an example.

Color- All colors are an enameled copper core wire. Click here for an example.

Antique Bronze- The wire is a copper core color wire. Click here for an example.

 

 

Chain

Silver / White Gold- The chain is a white gold plated brass chain. Using white gold for the plating avoids nickle typically used to create darker silver chains.

Brass- 100% nickle-free brass chain

Copper- 100% nickle-free copper chain

Gunmetal- 100% nickle-free mixed metal dark gunmetal chain

Antique Bronze- 100% nickle free antiqued bronze chain

Antique Copper- 100% nickle free antiqued copper chain

Leather- Cow hide leather

Cotton Cord- 100% vegan cotton cord with a wax coating

Chainmaille Rings

Silver- 100% nickle free bright aluminum. This metal tarnishes extremely slowly. (It takes approximately 6 years to see any tarnishing.) Click here for an example.

Bronze- 100% nickle free mixed metal. Click here for an example.

Color- 100% nickle free anodized aluminum. The anodizing process involves heating the metal, adding the color, and letting the metal cool. The color does not tarnish over time. Click here for an example.

Please see below for sterling silver.

Sterling Silver

Wire- 0.925 sterling silver wire, 100% nickle free. Click here for an example.

Chainmaille Rings- 0.925 sterling silver wire, 100% nickle free. Click here for an example.

Chain- 0.925 sterling silver wire, 100% nickle free. Style and size of chain is chosen to best flatter the pendant purchased.