This soldered elongated oval shiny silver cable chain is made from solid brass and plated nickel free. The rounded 18 gauge jewelry wire used to make this chain is soldered closed to ensure its strength and integrity. This chain can be used in necklaces, bracelets, earrings, handbags and even home decor purposes such as creating your own chandelier lighting. The nickel free plating displays a brilliant silver shine mimicking the fine sterling silver finish. This chain will complement any color palette nicely in your beading and jewelry projects.