You won't have to incorporate a lot more solder for creating chains, leap rings, and some styles of jewellery generate leap rings out of solder stuffed wire, so you will not have to incorporate any solder and flux to them, and they are thoroughly clean following they solder. This is one way you can solder sterling silver wire. 20 gauge wire, .8mm diameter, 36 inches prolonged Solder-stuffed silver wire is a 3-steel wire: a solder main surrounded by a copper shell and a wonderful silver outer layer (solder main: 6% copper and wonderful silver shell: ninety four%). The total composition is sterling, but the wonderful silver outer layer offers a far better complete than sterling silver. The solder main eliminates the require for additional solder flux and use. You can mark it .925 sterling. You will almost certainly require to pickle it.
Sterling Silver wire with solder inside
20 gauge wire, 0.8mm (0.032") diameter, 36 inches long
Melt 1315 degrees F, flow 1500 degrees
Use for all sterling silver jump rings and chain