18 Gauge

Rated 4.75 out of 5 based on 8 customer ratings
(8 customer reviews)

$6.60$50.00

18 gauge jewelry wire is excellent for making rings, loops and components, and other projects that require sturdy yet soft temper wire! Use round-nose pliers to make loops, chain- or flat-nose pliers to make bends, and heavy-duty wire cutters to cut. This wire will hold its shape beautifully in all types of applications.

Diameter = .040″; 1.0mm

Available in 34 colors.

If you are interested in 1,000 feet or more of a particular color, please contact us for a discounted price.

STANDARD SPOOLS:
Metallic colors – Round (50 feet); Half Round (40 feet); Square (7 yards)
Silver Plated colors – Round (25 feet); Half Round (25 feet); Square (4 yards)

SHAPED WIRE IN BULK: If you order the “bulk” quantity of the shaped wire, you will be sent 10 standard coils for $50 unless otherwise requested.

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Additional Information

Our 18 gauge jewelry wire is created with an exclusive coloring process, producing the brightest colors with the most resilient finish on the market. It’s excellent for making rings, loops and components, and other projects that require sturdy yet soft temper wire! Use round-nose pliers to make loops, chain- or flat-nose pliers to make bends, and heavy-duty wire cutters to cut. This wire will hold its shape beautifully in all types of applications.

METALLIC COLORS
Our metallic colors are 99% pure copper wire with our exclusive non-tarnish coating.

SILVER PLATED COLORS
Our silver plated colors have the same pure copper core as the metallic wires, which is then plated with 99% pure fine silver before the final color is applied.
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ParaWire has the most durable coating on the market and will withstand plenty of general wear and manipulation. Please keep in mind that extended periods of direct sunlight and/or water/humidity exposure may weaken the coating and/or cause it to become faded/discolored. Be gentle and kind to your wire and it will stay beautiful for many years to come!

Reviews (8)

8 reviews for 18 Gauge

  1. Rated 5 out of 5

    I buy this in the bulk for gold and silver square wire. I use it to make angel Christmas ornaments and also get the half round. Other than twisting I find this wire great but where it is a bulk spool I think it would be impossible to eliminate the twisting but a straightening tool makes short work of the twists

  2. Rated 5 out of 5

    One of the wires I use the most. Great for making jump rings and ear wires. Also great for framed pendants and as a base for wire weaving. I love all the amazing colors options and while 18 gauge is easy to work with, it will work harden nicely to give your creations nice support and durability!

  3. Rated 5 out of 5

    (verified owner)

    I only use Parawire for my projects that feature vibrant colors. It is the best quality and price. My students love working with this wire in the classes that I teach.

  4. Rated 3 out of 5

    18g Stainless Steel:
    It has a consistent but cloudy sheen.

  5. Rated 5 out of 5

    i like to use 18 gauge for earring wire. some of my designs can be heavy and 20 gauge ends up a little too bendy for me. if i hammer to work harden, it gets too wide. the 18 holds its shape better for my needs. i use bare copper and age it with los.

  6. Rated 5 out of 5

    I have been using 18 gauge power wire for the past 12 years and I love it

  7. Rated 5 out of 5

    (verified owner)

    The 18 guage stainless steel wire is great. It may be a little difficult to cut but I use it for a lot of pieces. It is durable and does not leave they grey residue on your fingers like several of the wires I get at craft stores. The antique bronze and copper are easier to cut and are just as durable.

  8. Rated 5 out of 5

    (verified owner)

    A pleasure to work with this wire. Soft, flexible and strong. Now I going to buy wire only here.

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