What is Silver?
Sterling silver is 92.5% silver and is sometimes referred to as pure silver. Sterling silver will tarnish over time but with care and regular cleaning can be restored to its good as new sparkling condition. The remaining 7.5% is usually copper but can be other metal and is used to give this precious metal strength and durability.
Generally, the higher the silver content the brighter or whiter the metal but beware of antiquing effects that can make a piece of sterling silver jewellery or decorative silverware look dark. Silver which is 99.9% silver is too soft to be practical for most day to day uses. Do not use tissue or anything other than a jewellery cleaning cloth to polish your jewellery as unseen tiny hard fibers will scratch the surface.
Pearls come in a variety of colors and shapes
A high quality pearl will have a lustrous, shiny surface, strong reflections, and a good contrast between its light and dark areas. Pearls come in a variety of colors. That colors are white, gray, black and yellow. The shapes of pearls can be round, baroque, symmetrical, or irregular. The most exquisite and expensive pearls are the sphere-like round pearls.
But still your pearls should have minimal blemishes on the surface such as pits, cracks, or discoloration. Necklaces with pearls can have single or double strands. The single strands usually have larger, more expensive pearls than the double strands. Pearls that appear completely flawless are usually fakes. Authentic pearl earrings should match in size and their look and feel.
Information about Silver Jewellery
Silver Jewelry can be found at every place and it is classified as precious or it can be non-precious. It could be any style piece from a necklace to earrings to a brooch to a bracelet. Some silver Jewellery can have precious and semi-precious stones. But, for the most part, it is all about the collector and what they personally like to collect. These types of ornaments are mostly marked.
Many different collectors create and maintain a person website describing what they personally collect and enjoy. The non-precious style is known as costume Jewellery. This antique term should only apply to pieces that are, at the very least 50 years old or more. Another aspect that well will discuss is the fake Jewellery aspects. Up to the costume Jewellery is concerned many collectors have sprung onto the collecting scene in recent days.