12th November 2019


What is 925 sterling silver?

Real 925 sterling silver jewelry typically has certain marks on it to indicate its purity. These marks include "925", ".925" or "S925", to represent the 92.5 percent pure silver that exists. If these marks are not present, it doesn't necessarily mean that it's not sterling silver.

What is Mexican silver made of?

These pieces are still considered sterling silver pieces. “Plated” pieces are not defined as sterling silver, as the silver content is less than 92.5%. When you're looking at Mexican silver jewelry and crafts, you will most commonly see plated silver trays, servers, vases, and pitchers.
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