About .925 Sterling Silver
Sterling Silver has been used in jewelry making for thousands of years. Known for its affordability, ease of use, and trend-setting styles, silver has become widely used in today's marketplace. Silver by itself is very soft therefore, .925 Sterling Silver is composed of 92.5% silver and the other 7.5% is made up with copper, zinc or nickel. This additional percentage of metal gives Sterling Silver the durability required for jewelry, without compromising its beautiful white luster.
Beautiful and durable, your Sterling Silver jewelry may tarnish with time. This is not uncommon and is not a permanent change. Tarnishing is a natural process which occurs when slight impurities in the silver react to the air. Tarnish can be easily removed with a polishing cloth or by using silver jewelry polish. Click here to learn how to properly clean and care for your jewelry.