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3 Quick Ways to Help Tell Real Silver from “Fake” Silver ...

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Feb 1, 2012 ... If it sticks or it slides very quickly, it is not silver. However, keep in mind that just because the magnet does not stick does not necessarily mean ...

6 Ways to Test Silver - wikiHow

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Sterling silver is 92.5 percent silver and 7.5 percent other metals, primarily copper. ... If your magnet sticks strongly to the piece, it has a ferromagnetic core and is ... other metals that do not stick to a magnet and can be made to look like silver.

Sterling Silver vs the magnet test - The eBay Community

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how is your sterling silver holding up with the magnet test? mine isnt doing too ... its odd, all the older pieces that i have that arent marked sterling do not stick to ...

How to Tell if Sterling Silver is Real? The Jewelry Makers Dilemma.

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Sep 28, 2013 ... A bit of info regarding the influx of fake sterling silver and some tips on how ... showed up marked 925 FAS, do not pass the next two tests for sterling silver. ... Sterling silver is not magnetic- Get yourself a rare earth magnet, ... To get the rhodium to "stick" to the sterling, a thin layer of nickel must...

How can you tell if silver is real or plated? - Myria

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Apr 19, 2015 ... Magnet test: If a magnet sticks, you know it's not silver. However, just because it does not stick doesn't mean it is Sterling — just that it's not ...

How to Test Silver at Home - Finishing

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If it says "Sterling" or .925, and it's not counterfeit, it's solid 92.5% silver. It's hard to tell what's ... Please do not consider the magnet test to be a reliable test for silver. This especially applies to ..... Magnet does not stick to them. Penn Tinklenberg

How Can I Tell If Something is Made of Silver? | ThriftyFun

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Jun 8, 2010 ... Silver will not stick to a magnet, but just because it doesn't stick, doesn't ... be copper or aluminum or zinc or some sort of alloy that does not contain iron. ... It isn't marked with the words "sterling silver", but it says it's from the ...

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Oct 6, 2012 ... 1 simple and easy test to make sure you don't buy fake Gold or Silver Jewelry is to get a Magnet. If the Gold or Silver goes to your Magnet, then ...

Why is My Sterling Silver Magnetic? | Jewelry Making Blog ...

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Jun 25, 2010 ... I bought some .925-stamped 3mm sterling silver snake chains from another ... you describe sticks to a magnet, then sadly it is not “sterling” and should not ... Do the rest of us a favor and get this negative information out there ...

5 Proven Bullion Methods to Test Gold & Silver at Home

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Mar 18, 2015 ... These methods for testing gold & silver will confirm the authenticity of your ... it to watch whether the magnet slides off, as it should, or sticks, like it would ... AND,,, ONLY buy PHYSICAL metals you can hold in your hand,do NOT ...