This has been used for a long time and it is worn by both men and women. The creation of silver jewelry started in the past and due to this it has been possible for many people to use to make different things such as rings, necklaces and bracelets.
The pure silver is very soft and it can be damaged easily hence when being used the silver must be mixed with other metals so as to help in improving its durability when making jewelry. The silver to be used is usually mixed with copper and the levels of purity must be checked in order to have the best mixture which will give out the best and strong metal. When making silver jewelry, it is advisable that one should check the quality of the silver so as to be able to determine the purity level.
There are different types of silver jewelry which are available and their difference is usually brought about by the level of purity in them. Some of the most common silver jewelry include: the fine silver which has a purity level of 99% hence referred to as pure silver, the sterling plate which is a mixture of silver and copper. The nickel silver which is an alloy of copper and nickel and zinc metal with no silver contained in it, the silver plate which is place on the base of metals as fine silver.