Why did my silver ring turn black?
Sterling silver can begin to tarnish in anywhere from 2 months to 3 years, but don’t let that worry you. Tarnish is no big deal and there are simple ways to clean and prevent it.
Is S925 the same as 925?
How can you tell real silver from fake?
Once you find a necklace or bracelet engraved with ‘925 Italy,’ it simply means the item has at least 92.5% pure silver and made from Italy. Sterling silver is a metal alloy made up of 92.5% silver and other metals, like copper, platinum, palladium, or zinc.
Some say that some silver jewelry are marked 926 meaning it contains 92.6% pure silver and the balance 7.4% other metal or metals as alloy. Generally, serling silver marked 925 is used for making jewelery that contains 92.5% pure silver and 7.5% other metal or metals as alloy.
IS 926 real silver?