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I live in the beautiful mountains of Eastern Tennessee and love making lovely things. I like jewelry making, crocheting, knitting, and making stained glass items. There are only so many lovely things one can make for themselves, friends, and family, so, I decided to share some of these thing with the great people at ETSY. Thank you for stopping by my shop...Hope you enjoy my creations as much as I did in making them. Only the best of materials go into my work.. I add new work frequently so, stop by often.
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JEWELRY WIRE
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Gauge is the most common measurement of wire thickness used in the U.S. the smaller the gauge, the thicker the wire. For example, 16-gauge wire is thicker than 22-gauge wire.
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  • Born on July 20
  • Joined December 30, 2006

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About

I live in the beautiful mountains of Eastern Tennessee and love making lovely things. I like jewelry making, crocheting, knitting, and making stained glass items. There are only so many lovely things one can make for themselves, friends, and family, so, I decided to share some of these thing with the great people at ETSY. Thank you for stopping by my shop...Hope you enjoy my creations as much as I did in making them. Only the best of materials go into my work.. I add new work frequently so, stop by often.
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JEWELRY WIRE
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Gauge is the most common measurement of wire thickness used in the U.S. the smaller the gauge, the thicker the wire. For example, 16-gauge wire is thicker than 22-gauge wire.
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Approximate gauge to metric conversion:

12 - gauge = 2.0 mm 14 - gauge = 1.6 mm
16 - gauge = 1.3 mm 18 - gauge = 1 mm
20 - gauge = 0.8 mm 22 - gauge = 0.6 mm
24 - gauge = 0.5 mm 26 - gauge = 0.4 mm
28 - gauge = 0.3 mm 30 - gauge = 0.2 mm

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