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loopytheone

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I'm trying to make one of those little fluttering butterfly things you see online, but I'm having trouble finding a thin, strong wire. Like, jewelery making wire is just too soft and malleable, the wire needs to be able to hold its shape when faced with the terrifying pressure of.... an elastic band.

Any suggestions, craft people? I can't seem to find anything a bit more rigid but still thin like that.

...not often I'm asking for people to find me thin things, tbh.
 

AmyJo1976

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In my experience steel wire is the best. It comes in all types of thickness and strengths. Hope this helps :)
 

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Galvanized steel wire might be what you are looking for. Light but sturdy enough to retain it's shape. It's used for making mobiles and such. I think that's what you are going for, right?
 
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Thank you everyone! I think steel wire probably is my best bet, now that I've looked into it! I'm going to order some, how exciting! =D
 
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