Sterling Silver Jewelry


silver jewelry is any item composed up of 92.5 percent pure silver and alloyed

with copper usually. Sterling silver jewelry is ideal because fine silver is

99.9 percent pure and far too soft to wear on a daily basis with out doing damage.

In current times sterling silver jewelry is being produced with platinum, boron,

and zinc in hopes to prevent or delay tarnishing properties that are very common

with sterling silver jewelry. Sterling silver jewelry is very common due to

the fact it is more common then gold and cheaper then gold. Sterling silver

jewelry is widely produced and there are many shops that specialize in sterling

silver jewelry. You can find local sterling jewelry stores by doing a web search.


silver jewelry is a great option when on a budget searching for a white metal.

Sterling silver jewelry can in many ways resemble white gold since another popular

trend is to rhodium plate sterling silver jewelry to achieve that true white

look. If you are looking to have the expensive look of white gold without wanting

to spend big money then sterling silver jewelry is your best option or alternative

however you consider it to be.


silver jewelry will tarnish due to oxidation and it's in your best interest

to not wear your sterling silver jewelry in the pool cause that will only speed

up the process of dulling your sterling silver jewelry. Sterling silver jewelry

that has been tarnished can be restored by going to your local jewelry store

and having it dipped in silver cleaner. There are many at home cleaners as well

that can be bought at grocery stores or hardware stores. Sterling silver jewelry

can be engraved just like gold jewelry and stores like Tiffany and Co. have

some of the nicest and most sought after sterling silver jewelry in the market

today. The silver market is considerably lower then in previous years but still

higher then what might have been considered the norm. If you decide to purchase

or sell sterling silver jewelry the silver market is a key part in determining

the price you are paid for your items or the price you receive when selling

your silver items. There are many shops that buy and or trade sterling silver

jewelry if that is something you're interested in as well. If you spend a little

time on the web you can find some wonderful sterling silver jewelry shops in

your area.

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