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What Does 925 Mean On Jewelry?

Fashion & Jewelry, SEO/Content Writing

The following was published on Sincerely Silver.

When buying new jewelry, you want to make sure that your jewelry items are genuine. Not only is this helpful for your own peace of mind — so that you know your fingers won’t turn green after a while — but it is also a sound financial decision. Being tricked into purchasing fake silver jewelry can mean that you will ultimately end up spending more money later on to purchase the genuine sterling silver piece you had initially intended to buy. This 925 Jewelry Guide will help you determine genuine jewelry pieces vs jewelry items that are plated or filled. If you see “925” on jewelry, it means that the base metal is sterling silver, regardless of its outer layer or appearance. For more information, check out our Gold Filled Vs Gold Plated blog, and our Complete Guide: Pros and Cons of Gold Plated Jewelry.

In this complete 925 Jewelry Guide, you will learn:

  • The difference between sterling silver and other types of silver
  • Why “925” is commonly seen on gold jewelry
  • What is vermeil jewelry
  • 925 silver vs 925 gold
  • Filled vs plated vs solid metals for jewelry

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