Pure silver is soft and mixed with other metals, usually copper, to create a harder and stronger alloy. Sterling silver jewelry is 92.5% by weight silver and 7.5% by weight other metals with a millesimal fineness of 925.
MILLESIMAL FINENESS 925
The preferred fineness for jewelry production, sterling silver has been an industry standard for hundreds of years. Known to tarnish with age, sterling silver is prized for its heritage qualities. Silver's affordability compared to other precious metals has made it a modern favorite for everyday wear.