What is Argentium® Silver?
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There are so many questions and discussions around Argentium silver vs traditional sterling jewelry. This article answers the many questions about Argentium silver and the benefits of the beautiful shiny metal.
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What is Argentium Silver?
Argentium silver contains 93.6% pure silver and is more pure than traditional sterling silver. The metal is hypoallergenic also known to fight infections and is associated with antibiotics along with skin repair.
Does Argentium Silver Contain Nickle?
No, Argentium silver is nickel free.
How is Argentium Silver Made?
It is made from 100% recycled silver and ethically sourced. This Argentium metal MONOLISA uses in their designs is made in the USA. Argentium silver does not require harsh chemicals during the production process compared to other metal materials.
Argentium Silver Classic and Textured Ring Bands
Will Argentium Silver Tarnish?
Argentium silver is seven times more tarnish resistant that sterling silver. No silver material is 100% tarnish free.
Does Argentium Silver Stay Brighter and Whiter than Other Metals?
Is Argentium Silver As Strong as Traditional Sterling Silver?
Yes, Argentium silver is stronger and more durable than traditional sterling.
Who Invented Argentium Silver?
Argentium silver was invented by Master Silversmith, Peter Johns at Middlesex University, London. It was patented in 1998.
Argentium® Silver Sculpted Ring
How Do I Clean Argentium Silver Jewelry Pieces?
Argentium silver is low maintenance and simple to clean. Use a soft cloth or wash lightly with soap. To avoid water spots dry your jewelry piece immediately. Don't use dip polishes with Argentium silver.
Argentium® Silver Duo Sapphire Ring
The above ring designed with beautiful white and blue sapphires - from the MONOLISA Argentium Silver Jewelry Collection made by designer, Lisa Ramos in her Clayton, California studio.
This blog article is written by California Designer, Lisa Ramos who is a member of the International Gem Society (IGS) and Argentium Silver Guild.
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