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Sterling Silver Jump Rings - Oval
.925 sterling silver. Closed rings. These jump rings are half-hard. This means that the metal is going to be fairly easy to open and close, but it also means that these rings can open easily. If you are using a jump ring to connect 2 parts together, you should work harden the ring or solder it closed.
Work hardening can be accomplished by hand or using a tumbler. To work harden by hand, place the jump ring on a bench block and tap a few times with a rawhide mallet or nylon hammer. this will distort the metal, so you may perfer to work harden in a tumbler. Watch our video below to see how easy it is to work harden without distorting the jump ring!