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How to choose the right metal: Silver

Silver is a popular metal. Like gold, pure silver is too soft to be used in jewellery, so it is combined with alloy metals. It is the most affordable of the precious metals.

Sterling silver can range from bright white to grey white, and can have a matte or shiny finish and must contain at least 92.5% pure silver (which you will see printed as 925 on silver jewellery).  

While silver looks the part, it is easy to damage and better suited for occasional wear.

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