What kind of wire do you use for a beaded necklace?
Small, lightweight beads, such as sterling silver beads and Bali beads, work well with . 010-0.15-inch wire. Light to medium crystal and stone beads work well with medium diameter 0.15-0.21-inch wire. Heavy beads are best with heavier 0.24-0.36-inch wire.
Can you make a necklace out of wire?
Wire is used to make chains and findings for many types of jewelry. The strength, flexibility, and natural beauty of wire also makes it perfect for creating beautiful embellishments on beaded jewelry or pendants. Some artfully wrapped or woven wire can also stand alone as an elegant piece.