Not all silver is the same, and 925 silver, or sterling, is the purest type jewellers use. However, it still costs considerably less than gold or platinum jewellery.
Sterling silver contains 92.5 per cent of the precious metal, and the other metals added improve durability and workability. The resulting alloy sees use in both simple and intricate bracelets, necklaces, and earrings. The addition of other stones and materials in 925 silver jewellery create an alluring contrast.