ARTISTIC WIRE: Non-Tarnish Artistic Wire. Artistic Wire is the most extensive line of permanently colored wire for jewelry and crafts. The wire has an exclusive enamel coating that is available with a glossy metallic finish, or in a matte finish. The coating is engineered to resist tarnishing, chipping, and peeling and to stand up to coiling, spiral making, twisting, wrapping, and other wire working techniques. This package contains 10 feet of 16 gauge wire. Color: Silver. Imported.