Copper wire is a great inexpensive material that can be used in all your wire-related projects. It can be used in wire wrapping, chain-making, riveting, or as binding wire. It can also be soldered to other copper, brass or silver elements with copper or silver solder.
18 Gauge wire measures 1.02mm (0.040") in diameter
One coil of wire is 56.2 grams (1.98 oz) and measures 7.62m (25')