All about Sterling Silver and Hallmarkings

All about Sterling Silver and Hallmarkings

925 sterling silver is a silver alloy made up of 92.5% silver and 7.5% of other metals, usually copper or zinc. It is a popular and durable material used for making jewelry, silverware, and other decorative items.

To recognize 925 sterling silver, you should look for a hallmark or stamp that indicates the silver content. This hallmark is usually located on the inside of a ring, on the back of a pendant, or on the clasp of a bracelet or necklace.

The most common hallmark for 925 sterling silver is "925" or "925 Sterling," but other hallmarks such as "Sterling" or "Sterling Silver" may also be used. In addition to the silver content hallmark, you may also find other marks or stamps that indicate the manufacturer or origin of the piece.

It's important to note that not all silver-colored jewelry is made of sterling silver. Some pieces may be made of other silver alloys or may be plated with a thin layer of silver over a base metal. If you're unsure whether a piece of jewelry is made of 925 sterling silver, it's best to consult a professional jeweler or use a silver testing kit to determine its composition.


PLEASE NOTE - ETI - House of Silver only deals in Sterling silver 925 Hallmark.

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