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No, Rodgers nickel silver is silver plated. In fact, 99 times out of 100, sterlingware (sterling silverware, platters, and tea sets) are marked "Sterling", "Ster", or "925". Other silver markings also indicate silver plate, such as "Community Silver", "Oneida", and "Triple Silver".

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Q: Is Rodgers Nickel Silver Sterling silver?
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Is nickel silver same value as sterling silver?

Sterling silver is 92.5% silver with 7.5% copper and no nickel.

What does the hallmark 925 mean on jewelry?

Nickel Free 925 silver. Namely, sterling silver which is free of nickel traces.

What is difference between nickel silver and sterling silver?

Nickel silver is an alloy of copper, nickel and zinc, and it was used to make 'silver' coins that were previously made in silver or 50% silver. British coins were silver up to 1921 and 50% silver until 1946, and then they were made of nickel silver. Sterling silver is 92.5% pure silver.

Does IS stamped on William A Rodgers silverware indicate sterling silver?

no it means international silver

How can you tell if something is real sterling silver?

Real sterling silver should be stamped with a hallmark such as "925" or "Sterling" to indicate its purity. You can also use a magnet to test its authenticity, as sterling silver is not magnetic. Additionally, rubbing a white cloth against the metal should leave black marks, called tarnish, which is a sign of genuine silver.

What does nickel free sterling silver mean?

It doesn't have Nickel in it.

How do you tell the difference between sterling and nickel silver?

silver is usually stamped 925

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How does the price of German silver compare with sterling silver?

German silver would be much cheaper because it is a nickel alloy that doesn't actually contain silver. Sterling silver, on the other hand, is an alloy of 92.5% silver and 7.5% copper (usually). Silver is much more valuable than nickel.

Why does your body turn silver jewelry?

It is the nickel in some silver jewelry that reacts with your body chemistry to turn your skin and the jewelry black. .925 Sterling Silver, such as that offered by Tiffany and Silpada, contains no nickel. .925 sterling silver is 92.5 pure silver, with only 6.5% copper added for stablity.

What names can silver have?

Silver is generally just known as silver. Silver items that are sterling silver might be stamped with 925 (referring to the fineness of silver), Sterling or have a system of hallmarks that can be identified as silver. Keep in mind that things such as "nickel silver" or "German silver" are actually copper alloys and contain no silver at all!

What is the difference between sterling silver and alpaca silver?

Alpaca silver is a cheaper alternative to sterling silver. Those allergic to nickel should avoid wearing jewelry made from alpaca. Sterling silver is an alloy of 92.5% pure silver and 7.5% some other metal. That's why it's ofter marked "925," because it is 925 parts silver per 1000 parts. Pure silver is a precious metal and is an element on the periodic table of elements. This means that a piece of sterling silver contains high percentage of real silver atoms. Alpaca silver actually contains no real silver at all. It being called "silver" is due to its intended lookalike quality. Alpaca, also known as "nickel silver," is a mixture of copper and nickel, and sometimes zinc.