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 ...
Sterling silver is 92.5 percent silver and 7.5 percent other metals, primarily
copper. ... International sellers of silver will stamp silver as 925, 900 or 800. ... If
your magnet sticks strongly to the piece, it has a ferromagnetic core and is not
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 ...
hi, fellow sterling lovers and all ebayers in general. how is your sterling silver ...
and sometimes it was a piece of metal that does in fact react to a strong magnet.
If it says "Sterling" or .925, and it's not counterfeit, it's solid 92.5% silver. ... That is
to say, if a magnet is moved near it silver will produce an opposite field to ..... Just
done the ice cube test and this melted extremely fast leaving the sticks ice cold ...
Jun 8, 2010 ... Silver will not stick to a magnet, but just because it doesn't stick, doesn't mean it is
silver ... I cleaned what I thought was a sterling silver toe ring.
Oct 6, 2012 ... If the Gold or Silver goes to your Magnet, then it is not r... ... Also, using the
magnet will save you from having to acid test everything. ... How to tell Sterling
Silver from silver plated when shopping at thrift stores - Duration: 8:13.
I bought some .925-stamped 3mm sterling silver snake chains from another ... but
if the chain you describe sticks to a magnet, then sadly it is not “sterling” and
should .... Also, silver plated copper or brass fake jewelry will not be magnetic at
If a bullion coin or bar sticks to a magnet you can easily throw this one out. ...
Metals that have a core of zinc, copper, lead or other non-magnetic metal will not
be .... This test is also really useful for testing sterling silver if you're not sure that ...
A tiny ".925" or "S.S." indicates that the piece is sterling silver. ... Sterling silver will
not stick to a magnet, but just because the piece does not stick does not mean ...