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Sterling Silver explained in 30 seconds

Have you ever wondered if Sterling Silver jewelry tarnishes? Our 30-second visual aid provides insight to the durability of the quality metal alloy.


Pure (99.9%) Silver is too soft to use for jewelry. To strengthen the precious metal, Copper, Nickel, or Zinc are added to formulate an alloy which is commonly known as Sterling Silver.


Most quality Sterling Silver pieces are stamped with "S925" to authenticate their purity percentage of 92.5% silver. Bluemink Chicago Sterling Silver is a quality metal that when treated with care may resist tarnishing for a prolonged period of time.


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See below for the Lady Opal and Especial Rings as shown in the video above:

Reference Source: https://www.britannica.com/art/sterling-metallurgy

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