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Q.
Can copper colored aluminum wire be patinated?
- Carol
A.
Neither aluminum wire nor colored copper wire can be patinated. Metals must be bare for any patina or surface chemicals to be effective.

Sterling silver wire takes patina beautifully.

- Tammy Honaman, Author, Jewelry-Making Expert and Educator

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