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On a piece of Sterling Silver Jewelry, you will find the mark 925- 925 signifies 92.5% purity in the silver .

I worked at the largest fine jewelry manufacturer in the United states for 18 years and they stamp their sterling silver jewelry with "SS".

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When something is marked silver what does that mean is it sterling silver or what exactly does that stamp SILVER mean on my piece of jewelry?

if the number .925 is stamped on it also that means sterling silver if the number .999 is stamped on the ring that means it is pure silver if no numbers, i am not sure


What is the stamped number for sterling silver?

Sterling silver is stamped 925 or .925 because it is 92.5% silver, and 7.5% alloy (usually copper).


What does STER stamped on jewelry mean?

STER is short for STERLING, which is 92.5 silver.


What does 950 stamped on jewelry mean?

There is not a stamp for jewelry that is 950. The stamp is .925 and it means the jewelry is sterling silver


What is stamped number on sterling silver?

92.5


What does jewelry stamped CN mean?

I read that it stands for China.


Can sterling silver jewelry be stamped 923?

923 is not a stamp for sterling silver. Sterling silver is defined as being 92.5 percent pure silver as a minimum and is therefore usually stamped 925. 923 could be another mark than a purity stamp though.


What is jewelry stamped dbj?

Jasco designs jewelry co. - cheap sterling silver and plated gold costume jewelry with cubic zirconias.


What does SS mean stamped on jewelry?

SS stamped on jewelry means Sterling Silver. Some other common stamps for Sterling Silver are "925" "S/S" "ster" "sterling" and "sterling silver" SP stamped means "Silver Plated" - No Real Value because it is only a coating that is put over a less valuable metal such as Brass or Copper.GP stamped means "Gold Plated" (same as above)Common stamps found on Gold are 10k, 14k and 18k (they could also be stamped with a three digit number: 416 (same as 10k), 585 (same as 14k) and 750 (same as 18k)


Does sterling silver always have a 925?

Sterling silver jewelry and silverware is not alwaysmarked "925". Both silver jewelry and sterlingware can also be marked "Ster", "STER", or "Sterling". Silver jewelry may also be stamped "MEXICO". Sometimes this stamp accompanies another sterling marking; sometimes it is the only marking.You can learn more about other silver markings and gold markings at the link below.


Silver bowl stamped sterling it is made by Rogers with an anchor on each side is it silver or silver plate?

If the bowl is stamped "sterling," it is genuine sterling silver, not silver plate.


What does 80 SR mean when stamped on silver jewelry?

When silver jewelry is stamped 80 SR it means that the jewelry is 80% silver.


What does a 925 mean on a piece of jewelry?

A 925 stamp (aka a . 925 or S925 stamp) signifies that 92.5% of your jewelry is sterling silver, and the remaining 7.5% is made of alloy metals. If you see 925 stamped on a piece of jewelry, this means the jewelry meets the quality standards of silver.


What is the number 865 stamped on jewelry?

silver mark 865


What doe the marks on 3 pieces of yellow gold colored jewelry stamped with BX 925 what does this mean?

925 is the mark for sterling silver, which is 92.5% silver. The BX is probably the manufacturer's mark. The gold jewelry is gold-plated sterling silver.


Is a piece of jewelry marked silver really sterling?

Not necessarily.Firstly, it doesn't say "sterling", it says "silver," if they meant "sterling", they presumably would have stamped it "sterling."Secondly, there's no absolute guarantee that what it says is necessarily true.


What does GM 925 stamped on a piece of gold jewelry with diamonds mean?

The 925 is an indication of sterling silver, not gold.


Is 825 silver sterling?

No, sterling silver is stamped 925 and composes of 92.5% silver


What does otc mean on jewelry stamped OTC 925?

If a piece of jewelry is stamped with OTC 925, the OTC stamp is the name of the company that made the jewelry, OTC International. 925 is a common stamp on all sterling silver.


What is 825 stamped on jewelry?

It could be related to the Sterling Silver mark "925," which means 92.5% silver purity. "825" Could boil down to 82.5% silver purity in that specific piece of jewelry.


What is the percent of silver in sterling silver?

It is 92.5% - that's where the number 925 comes from often stamped on Sterling Silver. In fact it cannot be legally called Sterling Silver unless it is at least 92.5% pure silver.


How can you tell if a necklace is sterling silver?

If it is sterling it is usually stamped as sterling


Ring stamped 925cn d in a square what does it stand for?

The letters in jewelry usually stand for the person who made it or the company. The 925 is the silver content of the jewelry. At 925 you have sterling silver and that is good.


What does 925 sun mean stamped on a ring?

It means it's Sterling Silver (925), and the SUN is the stamp for the manufacturer


Is silver plating over sterling silver jewelry real sterling silver?

Hi,silver plating over sterling silver is not real sterling silver.Sterling silver is a unique blend of silver and usually copper. It contains 92.5% silver, that is why the number on sterling silver jewelleries and other stuff is 925.