18 gauge black artistic wire. Artistic Wire is the leader in high quality craft wire. This is a permanently colored copper craft wire available in a wide range of gauges and finishes. The special coating on this beading wire will resist peeling and tarnish. Perfect for making coiled designs, wire wrapping, wire beads, and anything else you can imagine! Purchase the Coiling Gizmo separately to create simple and quick wire jewelry. One 4 yard spool per item.