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Sterling Silver Purchasing Guide

Posted by CLAUDIA Muller-Emde on

Sterling Silver Purchasing Guide

What does Sterling Silver Mean?  The term "Sterling Silver" is used frequently online to describe products that are in fact, not sterling silver. In this guide, we will provide details about what to look for when buying sterling silver.  1.) Silver Purity: What sets Sterling Silver Apart One of the main things most people look for when purchasing silver is the purity. The silver industry has a universal system for identifying this factor.  Note: The higher the number, the higher the percentage of silver alloy in your silver jewelry.   Fine silver is made of 99.9% pure silver. It is too soft...

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