View Full Version : Help finding 14g/1.60mm silver wire

16-09-2010, 03:02 PM

I'm trying to find some 14g Sterling silver round wire, have tried cookson's and a couple of others but no one seems to stock it.

Does anyone have any ideas where I could get some please.?


16-09-2010, 03:03 PM
Draw down the next nearest size up?

Lisa Quinn
16-09-2010, 03:15 PM
Rashbels have 1.6mm 925 round wire.

Silver Stirling Sheet Wire And Rod (925) - Rashbel UK (http://www.rashbel.com/Products.asp?cat_id=314)

16-09-2010, 04:48 PM
Rashbels have 1.6mm 925 round wire.

Silver Stirling Sheet Wire And Rod (925) - Rashbel UK (http://www.rashbel.com/Products.asp?cat_id=314)

Even though they can't spell it ;)

I imagine this is because you're trying to follow a tutorial or pattern from an American source? Most of the time, 1.5 will do just fine. If it's maille, just adjust the AR to fit.

16-09-2010, 06:23 PM
Thanks Peter, I've not drawn down wire before but will keep it in mind.

16-09-2010, 06:25 PM
Thanks Lisa for the tip.

Looked on their website and it's currently out of stock :(, so will try mailing them and ask when it will be back in stock.

16-09-2010, 06:35 PM
George, is one of Maille Queen graduating chains patterns, but as it's the thickest wire used, so using 1.5mm shouldn't be an issue. Do you think?


16-09-2010, 10:59 PM
1.5 would be fine - but you will need to adjust the ID to keep the AR correct. Otherwise, Lynne at the dragonfly company (she's a member here) has 1.6mm rings available.

17-09-2010, 10:39 AM
I have 1.6 mm sterling silver jump rings here:

the dragonfly company: sterling silver jump rings made from 1.6 mm diameter wire (http://www.thedragonflycompany.com/1.6mmsterlingsilverjumprings.html)

Thanks George :)

17-09-2010, 11:25 AM
Thanks George & Lynne, you were my next port of call as 1.6mm seems a hard thing to find. :-).

21-10-2010, 02:54 PM
you can it at 'Bellore' 39 Greville st. london EC1N 8PJ