925 Silver: A Quick Guide

Many of your products are 925 silver, but what is it? 

The purity of silver lands on a numeric scalebased on 1,000 (that is pure silver). 925 Silver is 925 parts silver, and 75 parts another metal (often copper). Adding another metal to the silver increases the hardness, making it more suitable for things like tableware and of course, jewellery!

Are there any downsides to 925 silver?

925 Silver can tarnish so it is super important to clean it regularly. 

How is 925 silver different to Sterling Silver? 

Put simply, they are the same. The difference is in the name only!

 Any super interesting facts about Sterling Silver I should know? 

Sure are, here are three

(1) Salt water can corrode silver, best to take it off before swimming at the beach :)

(2) Tarnishing can happen faster in humid environments, keep your silver jewellery in a jewellery box, somewhere dry or store together with a desiccate packet.

(3) Sterling Silver / 925 Silver is stronger than pure silver, that extra 7.5% of copper makes it harder and more durable - great for jewellery!

Now that you are an expert check out our range of 925 Silver jewellery here





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