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There's another alternative to copper wire for your copper beading projects. Along with copper wire, most wholesalers carry a variety of copper chains that can be purchased in bulk lengths. You add your own copper jewelry findings to create chains, bracelets, and necklaces. Or, you can purchase finished chains in a variety of lengths. Look for a dealer who carries a variety of different chain styles. The best chains feature closed links for strength, and are created of solid copper links.
|Jennifer Mathes, Ph.D.|