== == Tarnish is in no way indicative of a low quality in sterling silver. Sterling silver (or .925 silver) is, by law, at least 92.5% pure silver and no more than 7.5% other metals. Sterling silver is an alloy, or mixture, of metals. Pure silver is too soft to be used for most jewelry and household good purposes, so other metals are added to strengthen the metal and make it more durable. Pure silver oxydizes (tarnishes) very slowly, but the addition of other metals to pure silver cause it to oxydize (or tarnish) more quickly. Laws regulate how metals must be marked. In the US, only pure silver can be marked ".999" and only silver of at least 92.5% purity can be marked ".925" or "sterling."
A tea pot warmer that is real silver will be marked. If it has no markings, it is likely not real silver, even if it is tarnished. Though you may still want to have it checked in case the markings have been worn away through damage.
yes it is but i am still trying to figure out why
Silver (Ag) is an element because it's on the Periodic Table of Elements. Regardless of what silver is in it will still be considered an element.
BP Oil has a tarnished image because of the oil spill off the coast of the United States. Despite this tarnished image, they are still turning large quarterly profits.
If it has a head on both sides it's a novelty item called a magician's coin. The good news is that if it was made from the front sides of 2 genuine silver dollars it's still worth around $10 for its silver content, as of 05/2009
Silver is non-magnetic.
The mint still makes dollar coins but they are not silver. In 1964 true silver dollars stopped due to the rising price of silver. Silver dollars can still be bought at coin shops and are not really expensive.
At 92.5% purity (sterling silver), with silver spot price at about $20, the quarter is worth about $3.50. Numismatic value may make the coin more valuable, but if it is worn it is considered "junk" or "scrap" silver. Still a good find if you can get it!
It is quadruple silver plate. It's still silver plate, but better quality silver plate.
No. The ability to exchange them for silver ended in 1968.
He is still there.
Yes you are still considered a child.
Yes, silver can be broken down to just one atom and still be silver. That makes silver an 'Element'.
Yes, Mars is still considered a planet, and has never been considered for a downgrade like Pluto.
It's still legal tender at face value, but it can no longer be exchanged for silver.
Yes, the same way you are still considered straight if you do not marry.
It refers to the purity of silver. In the United States, when some coins were still made of silver, they were 90% silver with 10% copper.
Silver is a metal. Even when it melts it is still a metal.
The 1976 Eisenhower dollars are still a dollar and have no silver in them.
There are three legit versions, GBI - first release, sparkling silver text. GBI - second release, gold text (these are the most common) DOD/JMP/YMA - three from different sets, sparkling silver text. There are valid god card prints with gold text. But that version is also the most widely faked print, so compare the text colour and fonts with a genuine ultra rare from a booster pack set.
No they are considered teenagers
If it was made from 1 US silver dollar and has all of the silver in the silver dollar still within the spoon, it is worth $22 in silver content.
417 is 10k 585 is 14k 725? is 18k 925 on gold (usually gold plated silver but can be on gold itself) Means 925 of 1000 parts whatever the hallmark is to stand for. It is illegal to misrepresent but it still happens.