What Is Oxidized Sterling Silver?


Oxidized sterling silver is a darkened metal of sterling silver, which is decorated mostly to improve its appearance. The oxidising happens when the sterling silver is exposed to oxygen. You can control the colour and deepen the dark appearance if you wish to do so. You can also use a finishing gloss to make the colour have a permanent darkened metal hue.
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Oxidised sterling silver is intentionally darkened silver made by tarnishing it in a controlled way to increase detail and the appearance of depth in a design. The most popular way to oxidise sterling silver is to immerse it in a solution of water and a chemical called liver of sulphur.
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