What Is Silver Plated?

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Silver plated means coated with a thin metallic layer of silver. There are silver plated teapots and other utensils and even jewellery can be silver plated.
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Silver plated means coated with a thin layer of silver on the surface. The coat is normally applied on dishes, silverware and glassware both due to its appearance and reaction to environment. Silver does not react easily with oxygen which a major component in water and hence its use in utensils is effective.
Silver plated is a term that means the item that is termed silver plated is only covered in real silver. Underneath the silver coating is some other material.
Silver plate is only a plating of silver over a base metal. It is a thin layer that can wear off. Often, manufactures of jewelery will coat it with a clear material to make it more durable.
Silver plated is used to save money by it not being all silver. They will pick another metal and adhere the silver to it by plating it to look like it is silver. The silver will eventually wear off over a long period of time.
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