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All about Jewelry Wire - Wire Hardness Explained. Wire hardness is an important part of successful wire jewelry designs. Here is everything you need to know! http://jewelrytutorialhq.com/all-about-jewelry-wire-wire-hardness-explained/

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Steel Hardening & Forging Temperatures - Colour Chart for forging / brazing, this are the "glow" colours on the metal – West Yorkshire Steel Co Ltd

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Spiral Link Necklace, Silver, Aluminum Wire, Wire Jewelry

Bold Spiral Link Necklace, Silver, Aluminum Wire, Wire Jewelry. $49, by Karisma by Kara Jewelry (Designs in Aluminum & Copper) via Etsy. Bold spirals using aluminum wire, hammered to work harden and add texture. A soft black deerskin cord (doubled) finishes off the look. A heavy look that is very lightweight.

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The difference between using a rawhide mallet and a metal hammer on jewelry wire. Read more about work hardening metal: http://www.jewelrytutorialhq.com/work-harden-jewelry-wire

To work harden ear wires roll between two bench blocks or use pliers to hold each end of the wire and twist gently. Repeat a few times.

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