Silver Filled kits
Sillver Filled kits are a great alternative ot Sterling Silver kits. Silver Filled Kits look the same and are made the same as Sterling silver kits.
Silver filled is a new, economical alternative to sterling silver. Silver filled has the same look and feel as sterling, at a fraction of the cost.
*Silver filled wire consists of sterling silver bonded to a brass core. Silver filled wire is 10% sterling silver, by weight. Unlike silver plated, silver filled wire has a layer of sterling silver bonded to the brass core. Silver filled wire can also be tumbled, just for shorter periods of time than sterling silver.
*Silver filled wire can be used the same as sterling silver, has the same finish and color as sterling silver, is the same gauge as sterling silver, and is slightly lighter than sterling. Silver filled jump rings are an economical choice for beaders who want the look of and feel of sterling but not the expense.
**Note: the picture of silver filled kits are made form sterling wire. There is no difference in appearance between sterling and silver filled.