What is 925 silver?

925 means it contains 92.5% silver and 7.5% copper. It is considered to be pure silver and is the standard for silver Jewellery. 100% silver is too soft and easily bends out of shape.
The 's' that is sometimes shown with 925 is an abbreviation of silver.


What is sterling silver?

Sterling silver is 925 silver. They are one and the same.

Polished silver is the shiniest of all metals. It reflects 95% of visible light which is why half of all silver mined goes to the photographic industry.

Silver is the most conductive metal. Its electrical conductivity is 100%. Copper is 97% and gold is 76%.

There was an old man that made silver. On his days off from work he would (.....). Fill in the blank with a rhyming word.

Sterling silver

Were you born with a silver spoon in your mouth? Me neither, but despite what you've been told it means, it doesn't mean you were born rich.

It actually means you were most likely a healthy child, as silver has antibacterial properties and if you were spoon-fed as a baby with a silver spoon, you were less likely to get ill.

Of course, only the wealthy could afford silver spoons, hence the adaptation of the meaning.

While there are dedicated silver mines, most silver is found as a byproduct of gold, copper, lead, and zinc mining.

Those lines on the back window of your car that defrost, are made of silver.

Mexico is the world's largest silver producer.

You didn't think of a rhyming word for silver, did you? It's okay, you're not a failed poet. The English language doesn't have one!

How to tell if it is 925 sterling silver

See our Sterling Silver Ring collection