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Sterling silver - Wikipedia

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Sterling silver is an alloy of silver containing 92.5 by weight of silver and 7.5by weight of other metals, usually copper. The sterling silver standard has a minimum ...

Chemical Composition of Sterling Silver - Chemistry - About.com

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Sterling silver is a popular metal for jewelry, silverware and decorations. Sterling silver is an alloy of silver that consists of 92.5% pure silver and 7.5% of other ...

Silver and Silver Alloys :: Total Materia Article

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Silver and silver alloys are most often associated with beautiful tableware, jewelry ... Among these various silver-containing alloys, sterling silver must contain at ...

The Chemical Appeal of Silver Alloy-Infused Jewelry | JCK

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Aug 25, 2012 ... Scores of new silver alloys that claim to offer more shine than sterling for only a small premium have recently come to market, but the metallurgy ...

Sterling Silver vs. Pure Silver: What Is the Difference? - Jewelry Notes

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Sterling silver is an alloy created when copper is added to pure silver in order to ... Usually, sterling silver has a purity of 92.5%, meaning that 7.5% of the alloy is ...

Professional Jeweler Archive: Sterling Silver Alloy with Platinum

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Marc “Doc” Robinson, technical director and chief metallurgist for ABI Precious Metals, Carson, CA, invented and developed a line of sterling silver alloys ...

Improved Tarnish Resistant Sterling Silver - International Lead Zinc ...

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The principal sterling silver alloy, 92.5% Ag-5.7% Cu, has been used for silverware and ... cooperative effort to improve the tarnish resistance of sterling silver.

What is the difference between silver and sterling silver? - Quora

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A couple of points not previously mentioned. Tarnish… Purse Silver is resistant to tarnishing. ... Silver is a pure, but sterling silver is only an alloy of silver. Sterling ...

Metals in Jewelry Making – Understand Metal Choices When Buying ...

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Sterling Silver jewelry is an alloy that contains a mixture of 92.5% pure Silver and 7.5% of another metal, usually Copper. In order to be called Sterling Silver, the ...

Metal Facts about Silver Jewelry and Gold Alloys

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Information about silver jewelry; facts concerning metal alloys used to make gold accessories. Answers to questions for sterling, fine and coin silver or karat ...