304 Stainless Steel

what is stainless steel and what is it used for?

Stainless steel is a type of steel alloy that is highly resistant to corrosion, rust and stains. It is manufactured by adding chromium and other elements to steel, which creates a thin layer of chromium oxide on the surface of the metal that protects it from rust and corrosion.

Overall, stainless steel is a versatile and reliable material used in many industries and applications. Its durability, corrosion resistance and aesthetic appeal make it an ideal choice for a wide range of products and structures.

how do you know if it is stainless steel?

Stainless steel is a type of metal alloy that is highly resistant to rust and corrosion, and is commonly used in a wide variety of applications, such as kitchen appliances, utensils, cutlery and jewelry. Here are some ways to determine if a material is stainless steel:

1. Check for magnetism: stainless steel is normally non-magnetic, so if a magnet does not attract or stick to the metal, it is likely to be made of stainless steel. However, some types of stainless steel may be slightly magnetic, so this method is not always foolproof.

2. Look for a label or mark: Many stainless steel products have a label or mark indicating that they are made of stainless steel. It may include a number such as 304 or 316, which refers to the type of stainless steel used.

3. Note the color and finish: Stainless steel has a distinctive silver-gray color and a smooth, polished finish. If the metal appears dull or has a yellowish or grayish tint, it may not be stainless steel.

4. Perform a chemical test: A chemical test can be performed using a solution of nitric acid and copper sulfate. When applied to stainless steel, the solution will turn the metal a greenish color, indicating that it is indeed stainless steel.

In conclusion, there are several ways to determine if a material is stainless steel. By checking for magnetism, looking for a label or mark, observing the color and finish, and performing a chemical test, you can ensure that you are working with genuine stainless steel.


Finding Beads

Jowele offers 304 stainless steel beads, and so on, suitable for jewelry making, jewelry charms, necklace, bracelet, dangling earrings, welcome to order from Jowele.

Bead caps

Bead Caps are a great addition to any beading, crafting or jewelry-making project. Jowele have a fantastic array of metal bead caps and bead cones, in both ornate and exotic designs and simple and streamlined styles. Jewelry findings galore!

Jump Rings

Jump rings are rings used to make chains, jewelry and chainmaille. They are made by wrapping wire round a mandrel to make a coil and then cutting the coil with wire cutters to make individual rings. Jowele offer open and closed jump rings in a variety of sizes, gauges, and materials, from sterling silver and gold-filled, to copper, stainless steel, etc.


Jowele offers different kinds of high quality stainless steel Pins in different sizes, suitable for all kinds of Handmade making. Welcome to order from Jowele.


Jowele offers you very well Pinch Bails. Necklace Pinch Bails, Bracelet Pinch Bails, Clothes Pinch Bails, Strand Pinch Bails, etc., attractive and reasonable price, welcome to order from Jowele.


Metal chain by made with 304 Stainless Steel  for jewelry, Chain-shaped jewelry hanging in the neck, is a body decoration, is also an early to found, can be a jewelry, accessories, necklace and dress. Jowele provides high quality Metal chains.

Pendants & Charms

Largest selection of Pendants Charms for jewelry making at low price, including 304 Stainless Steel pendants and so on. 

Earring Findings

Earring findings include earwires, leverbacks, posts, threaders, jackets and hoops. We also offer Ear studs and Ear Cuffs. Jowele offer 304 Stainless Steel  Earring findings for jewelry making supplies.