Sterling Silver makes ideal earring as silver earring or
with gemstone added.
Sterling silver is recognized worldwide as stamped hallmark
925 as it is very durable as earring and easy to make into shape that is
Gemstones can be set in silver earrings as claw set or hand made bezel set and
because of its silver properties the gemstone edges are well set.
Some sterling silver earrings now are rhodium plated for
long wear and earrings stays polished.
925 hallmark stamp stands for 92.5% pure silver.
Always check that silver jewelry is sterling silver as it
will have hallmark stamp 925 for sterling silver which is 92.5% pure
Australia, Thailand is renowned as top quality 925 silver
earring and jewelry manufactures.
Tribal areas from Thailand to Nepal ,for tribal jewelry
and tribal silver earring jewelry .
Silver earrings from
china is very suspect as china makes some
silver jewelry but not all 925
silver even if stamped 925, as they heavily rhodium plated their silver
jewelry but quality is not as good as
Thailand or Europe or south America
SILVER is a very popular precious metal because it is a very
resistant mineral. Silver does not react to water or oxygen. However when
silver is exposed to air it has a reaction to Sulphur and sulphides’ causing
SILVER to tarnish.
However there are chemicals coatings that are used to
protect it from tarnishing and polishing it removes the tarnish.
Silver is a mineral which is easy to work with that’s why is
so popular with Jewellers.
Make sure you clean your silver often. If you clean your
silver all the time, it will not tarnish.
Silver can be washed in warm water with detergent (as long
as the detergent is phosphate free).
Always make sure that you wash stainless steel dishes
separately from silver because the silver will tarnish