German Silver Wire. German Silver is sometimes called nickel silver and is an alloy of 65% copper, 17% nickel and 18% zinc.
Not all Nickel Silver will wind correctly on bow size wrap applications. This alloy with its particular draw temper has proven ideal for the small size wrapping needed in violin bow making.
1 ounce spool of 28 Gauge German Silver Wire. This wire is .012" diameter which is .3 mm diameter. It is round wire.