What is 925 sterling silver?
Sterling silver, also known as 925 sterling silver, is a metal alloy used in jewelry and decorative household objects. Traditionally, it is 92.5% silver (Ag), and 7.5% copper (Cu).
Where can I buy 925 sterling silver hoop earrings?
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How do you identify a 925 stamp on jewelry?
If it’s particularly small, a jeweler’s loupe or magnifying glass may be helpful in spotting the sterling silver 925 stamp and other jewelry hallmarks. The stamp 925 is used to identify genuine sterling silver jewelry, which contains 92.5% silver. Sterling silver is an alloy, or combination of metal types.
What does NVC 7 and 925 mean when stamped in silver ring?
In reply to your question of what does NVC 7 and 925 mean when stamped in a silver ring we reply as follows. NVC is the makers mark. This mark belongs to a manufacturer who was commissioned by AVON Products Inc. of New York to make rings and other jewelry items for the brand.
What can I use instead of 925 sterling silver?
Alpaca and nickel-based “silvers” are often used in barrettes, pillboxes, and costume jewelry. As long as these items are clearly lab eled and priced accordingly, they can be suitable alternatives to 925 sterling silver.
What is the difference between 800 and 900 sterling silver?
If you see a piece marked 800 or 900, you’ll know it contains less silver than American sterling silver. These lower purity metals might go by the names European silver or coin silver. The number 800 stands for 80% silver, 900 for 90%, and so on.
What is the purity of the 925 hallmark?
Traditionally, it is 92.5% silver (Ag), and 7.5% copper (Cu). Occasionally, other metals account for 7.5%, but the 925 hallmark will always indicate 92.5% silver purity.