Sterling silver jewelry has two values assigned to it. The retail value of the piece and the value of the raw materials. You might find yourself with a broken chain or a ring you no …

A different alloy of sterling silver, called argentium, is also created with 92.5 percent silver. Argentium, however, replaces a small amount of the copper with a metal called germanium. This special alloy is useful in …

Silver is one of the most versatile metals on the planet. It is highly conductive, which makes it usefully in electronics and in wiring. It also has antibacterial properties that are increasingly being applied to …