Soft Touch Wire is strong as steel and soft as silk. Soft Touch Wire is a lead-free beading wire for designers wanting a premium product for their designs and is supple enough to knot. Soft Touch Wire has the softest drape on the market; your pieces will lay like they were strung on thread. Soft Touch .14" Wire is constructed of 21 micro woven stainless steel wires, and has a test strength of 10 lbs. Recycle us! All stainless steel used in the construction of Soft Flex products is 100% recyclable. Our nylon coating is derived from renewable resources and can be recycled. Our spools and clips can also be recycled - just tear off the label and put the empty spool into your recycling bin or mail them to: Soft Flex Company P.O. Box 80 Sonoma, CA 95476.