Forging Techniques for Silver Jewelry?

Answer Forging is an ancient metalsmithing technique used to control the shape of sterling silver and other nonferrous metals by hitting the silver with a specially shaped hammer called a forging hammer. ... Read More »

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How to Repair Silver Jewelry?

When buying a piece of sterling silver jewelry, it is so beautiful and shines. In time, that necklace loses its luster, and eventually tarnishes and becomes black. You can however clean it and rest... Read More »

How to Silver Plate Jewelry?

Plating metal items with a thin silver wash can give them a distinctive look characterized by a brilliant shine. But silver is also highly corrosive and, over time, once-glowing surfaces can turn d... Read More »

How to Buy Sterling Silver Jewelry?

Silver is a metal that is shiny, highly reflective and often described as a white metal. Its pure form, called fine silver, is too soft for everyday use, so sterling silver is commonly used by jewe... Read More »

Is silver jewelry magnetic?

Quality silver jewelry should not be drawn to a magnet. Iron, cobalt and nickel are the only naturally magnetic elements. However, it might be possible to find some so-called "silver jewelry" that... Read More »