What is sterling silver?

At Habibi Jewelry we use a lot of sterling silver.   But why not use pure silver or plated silver or filled silver? Pure silver is 99.9% silver and although it is ‘soft’ to work with and can produce intricate and highly illustrious finishes it is just that – too soft for everyday use. Pure silver will not stand up to the wear and tear an everyday ring, necklace or bracelet will undergo. Sterling silver is 92.5%…

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