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On this page you will find information about sterling silver to help you decide if it is the right ring metal choice for you.

Sterling Silver Facts:

  • Sterling silver is beautiful and affordable.
  • To be considered sterling silver, a ring must contain 92.5 percent pure silver. Copper is the metal most commonly used to make up the 7.5 percent remaining content of a sterling silver ring.
  • Polishing cloths are an excellent choice for cleaning sterling silver.
  • When worn continually sterling silver often develops a lovely patina, a kind of glow combined with darkened areas. Some people like this look and do not polish the silver. It is an individual choice.
  • Many people prefer sterling silver over white gold for its white, shiny luster.
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