If one attempts to describe the Precious Metal Silver by its meaning, the choice of the appropriate words would probably shine, light and white. These three words describe the appearance of the alternative metal to gold quite well. Silver is far cheaper to gold and gives its bearers a more modern look than the precious metal gold, which is traditional and noble for some people. Silver appears youthful and trendy, throws a more sporty light on its wearer and can quickly be turned into elegant with diamonds. The shining metal is suitable for the processing of almost every design.
925 STERLING SILVER
However, pure silver is not suitable for the production of jewelry, since silver with a fine content of 99.9% is simply not stable enough. Silver is often used in conjunction with copper; this type of noble metal is called sterling silver, and has a very light, red shimmer. Moreover, sterling silver is less stressed than the pure precious metal. Silver Jewelry often has small cracks on its surface, which result from the absorbed oxygen in the molten state, which escapes on curing. This does not happen with copper. The most common variant for wedding rings silver is the alloy of 92.5% silver and 7.5% copper, but gold and palladium can be alloyed well with the precious metal.