Sterling silver is the most common alloy mix found in jewelry. It must be at least 92.5% pure silver, but the other 7.5% can be any metal. Hence, that is why sterling silver jewelry is always stamped; which is used to indicate the percentage of silver it contains.
Silver is one of the prettiest metals out there - especially in the jewelry making industry. However, with everything in the world as it is today, how can you tell if it is real? Today we are going to go through a few little tests you can do to tell if the silver you have is real.