I'm making a necklace with beads and chain but I have no idea which kind of chains does not change colour (tarnish). I want a good quality chain but with a reasonable price. I really appreciated any help.
Choose one that is not dyed or plated.
Thanks for your answer but there are so many varieties that I don't know which one to choose. Which one (s) of the following are the best chain(s): brass, iron, titanium, zinc, aluminum?
Brass, Iron, Zinc, all might make a person break out, they are really not normally worn unless coated with some sort of finish. Zinc? I don't know that I've ever seen zinc chain. Iron will be heavy, brass is common but can also turn skin a color.
Titanium and aluminum have both been used for jewelry. Aluminum by itself can be soft, some grades of aluminum can be very hard though.
Titanium and brass would sound like the best choices to me in a pre-made chain. Donna
Thanks a bunch. This information was very helpful.