How do i know if sterling flatware is silver?

Answer Sterling silver flatware is most identifiable by a pattern, monogram or hallmark on the piece itself. A hallmark consists of marks, symbols or numerals from the manufacturer. Particular patterns on... Read More »

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Identifying Sterling Silver Flatware?

Collecting sterling silver flatware can be both fascinating and profitable. If you are just starting out, you can find valuable pieces at garage sales and by haunting flea markets. You could also a... Read More »

How to Restore Sterling Silver Flatware?

If you're lucky enough to have inherited sterling silver flatware, don't be put off by its tarnished appearance. The tarnish affects only the surface and is easily removed. Once you've polished you... Read More »

How do I clean sterling silver flatware?

General CleaningClean sterling silver flatware by hand. Use hot water and dish washing liquid that is not lemon scented, and use a cellulose sponge or cloth to wash the pieces. Dry the pieces thoro... Read More »

Can you put sterling silver flatware in the dishwasher?

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