This Figaro chain has 7.1mm x 4.5mm links joined by slightly larger 10.1mm x 4.5mm links. The links are marginally flattened and slightly twisted so that the chain lies flat when worn. The chain is made from solid, marine grade 316 stainless steel which is impervious to rust, corrosion and is a renowned style of chain which is often adorned with medallions, pendants or charms.
In Italy, Figaro chains are mostly used to display religious or medical symbols, however, it can be used in many other jewelry designs. The links on the chain are large enough to accommodate jump rings or connector rings and finish your design with a lobster clasp. The Stainless Steel Silver color will complement any palette.
This Surgical Stainless Steel Chain features a popular Italian-style Figaro link design. Surgical Stainless Steel is a hypo-allergenic metal which is perfect for anyone who suffers from allergies to nickel. Although all Surgical Stainless Steel contains nickel in trace amounts, the nickel is stabilized with the Stainless Steel and is considered to be safe for anyone who may have nickel allergies. Our products are made from high grade #316 or #430 Surgical Stainless Steel and meet the Mayo Clinic recommendations as well as the EU Nickel Directive. Surgical Stainless Steel is a great metal for jewelry making as it never tarnishes.