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Daily Wire Jewelry Making Tip
May 08, 2010

Question:

I have a batch of leftover electrical wire, which I have stripped for the copper wire inside.  Some of it is rather heavy single strand, and the rest is fine multiple strands which I can separate.  Is this wire suitable for making wire jewelry?

Answer:

Using stripped copper electrical wire to make jewelry with is safe and a great way to recycle! With the costs of jewelry making wire rising almost on a daily basis, it is economical as well. For an article about copper, follow this link:  A Few Words about Copper Wire

Answer contributed by Dale “Cougar” Armstrong

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Daily Wire Jewelry Making Tip
April 30, 2010

Question:

Is there any reason that I couldn’t use copper wire that was used as electrical wire?

Answer:

No, there is no reason why recycled copper wire cannot be used to create jewelry. For some interesting facts about this popular ore, check out this article: A Few Words about Copper.

Answer contributed by Dale “Cougar” Armstrong

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