Sterling silver contains 92.5% pure silver and 7.5% other metal, often copper. The metal alloy creates a hypoallergenic feature in the jewelry and thus prevents allergic reactions on the skin.
Cheaper metals such as brass and steel may more easily cause allergic reactions such as redness, swelling and blister formation on the skin. Nickel, on the other hand, causes skin irritation.
As a material, sterling silver is stronger than pure silver and comparable in strength to 24k gold. The strength of pure silver increases when 7.5% of other metals are added to it.
With the help of 925 Sterling silver, we can make strong and durable jewelry. With good jewelry design and 925 Sterling silver, we strive to ensure that Solu Design jewelry can withstand shocks and daily use.
Precious metals retain their value significantly better than other metal categories. The most typical precious metals are gold, silver, palladium and platinum.
Silver is used a lot because of the bactericidal properties of that metal. The versatile industrial demand for silver makes the metal an interesting target for investors as well. The market price of silver has fluctuated over the years. The current market price of silver is rising.
As a material, sterling silver is easy to shape. Thus, we are able to design and manufacture versatile pendants, earrings, bracelets and necklaces.
In addition, sterling silver has the option of finishing the surface in many different ways: matte, shiny, very shiny and antique. In this way, we can bring out the different styles and elements we want in the jewelry.
As a material, sterling silver is stainless . However, darkening is characteristic of silver jewelry. Darkened parts can, however, be cleaned with, for example, silver polish. Silver jewelry can be prevented from darkening by storing the jewelry in an airtight package.