What Is Sterling Silver Worth?

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When you want to go sell your old sterling silver or gold jewelry you don't want to be under paid. In order to figure out what your jewelry is worth on the day that you go and try to sell you need to know how much metal is worth using a calculator.
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The current price of sterling silver (as of 9/27/2012) is $29.24 per ounce
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925 refers to the 92.5 percent content of silver in the alloy. The other 7.5 percent usually consists of copper, which does not change the color of silver but adds to its hardness
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That depends on what you mean by "worth" Generally speaking, sterling flatware will be valued by maker/pattern/condition. There are brokers and resellers who specialize
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Unfortunately, as nice as these sound, you would be paid scrap price at most shops, which is roughly 75% at the most, of the melt value of the silver. The spoons would be weighed
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The silver has to be removed from the object so don't expect silver price. Some refiners will pay 90% of the spot silver value for sterling. Lets assume you have 1000 grams of sterling silver. The calculation is 500 x .925 (silver content of sterling) x .9 divided by 31.105 (to get troy ounces) x 32.01 (current spot price)= 856.72.
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