Sterling silver jewels: all the details you should know

At Nathnit we work with sterling silver (also known as 925 silver) in all our designs. We always ensure the highest quality of our suppliers so that the product we create in Nathnit is simply perfect, durable and resistant. In this post we talk about everything you need to know about sterling silver jewelry:

What is sterling silver?

It’s 90% silver mixed with alloys that provide strength and durability. The weight ratio in which the pure precious metal enters an alloy is called law. It’s usually distinguished between sterling silver of first or second law. As you can see in all our product sheets, in Nathnit we only work with 925 sterling silver, the highest quality jewelry.

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Sterling silver ring from Collection 1618. You can buy it in our online store!

What does 925 sterling silver mean?

The numbers that usually accompany the denomination of silver tell us how many grams of silver an alloy contains per 1000 grams of final product. For example, if you buy any product in the Nathnit store of 925 sterling silver it means that the piece you have purchased is made of an alloy that contains 925 grams of silver per 1000 grams of product.

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Sterling silver earrings from the Collection 1618. You can buy them in our online store!

How to take care of the sterling silver jewelry?

925 sterling silver jewelry can react to air, light, humidity and some ph of the skin. It is not common, but you must know it.

The best way to clean your Nathnit sterling silver jewelry and make it last forever is to clean it with a very soft cloth and a silver cleaner that is not abrasive. You should always use non-abrasive products or you could damage the parts. You can also wash them with water and neutral soap in a very soft way to not damage it. We recommend that you dry them with another soft cloth to make sure they are shiny.

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Sterling silver bracelet from Collection 1618. You can buy it in our online store!

 

 

Here you can read more about how to care of your Nathnit jewelry made with sterling silver.

 

Now you have much more information about silver jewelry, its specifications and its care. Stop by the Nathnit store to discover our exclusive pieces!

 

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