What does 925 mean?


The number 925 is generally used to describe sterling silver. It means that there is 92.5% silver in an item. The remaining 7.5% is an alloy of either nickel or copper and is used to make the silver item stronger.
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The symbol 925 stamped in to some metals, especially silver, has to do with the purity of the metal. For instance, if stamped on silver, it means the silver is 92.5% pure.
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