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Frank Brüder Circa 1925, Pair of Austrian Sterling Silver Five-Light Candelabra
Located in North Miami, FL
Circa 1925 pair of Austrian silver five-light candelabra by artist, Frank Brüder, From Vienna. Each
Category

20th Century Austrian Sterling Silver

Materials

Silver, Sterling Silver

Beautiful Sterling Silver Cake or Fish Shovel K+K Monarchy Austria
By Mayerhofer & Klinkosch
Located in Vienna, AT
according to the hallmark and owned by the K+K Monarchy of Austria. It was handcrafted from solid sterling
Category

Antique Mid-19th Century Austrian Rococo Sterling Silver

Materials

Sterling Silver

19th Century Austrian 900 Sterling Silver Jack End Knife Rests, S/4
Located in Philadelphia, PA
A set of four Austrian Sterling Silver knife rests, with traditional cast Jack-style ends, circa
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Antique Late 19th Century Austrian International Style Sterling Silver

Materials

Sterling Silver

Sterling Silver Box
Located in Brooklyn, NY
We are delighted to offer you this sterling silver box made in the early 20th century in Austria
Category

Vintage 1910s Austrian Sterling Silver

Materials

Sterling Silver

Sterling Silver Box
Sterling Silver Box
H 3.5 in W 6 in D 4 in
Sterling Silver Centerpiece
Located in Brooklyn, NY
Being offered is a sterling silver centerpiece made in Austria. It has a gadroon design around the
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Vintage 1910s Austrian Sterling Silver

Materials

Sterling Silver

Sterling Silver Centerpiece
Sterling Silver Centerpiece
H 5 in W 15 in D 8 in
Austrian Tortoise Shell Silver Box
Located in Delft, NL
Austrian Tortoise shell Silver box Austrian Tortoise shell Silver box in the shape of an envelope
Category

Early 20th Century Austrian Sterling Silver

Materials

Silver

Austrian Tortoise Shell Silver Box
Austrian Tortoise Shell Silver Box
H 2.76 in W 2.17 in D 0.6 in
Austrian Silver Galleried Oval Tray
Located in Montreal, QC
This is a particularly attractive example. First the "navette" shape is most unusual, more often found in gem settings than trays. The gallery, pierced with scrolling stylised acanth...
Category

Early 20th Century Austrian Sterling Silver

Materials

Silver

Antique Art Nouveau 985 Sterling Silver & Blue Enamel Austrian or French Compact
Located in Atlanta, GA
Absolutely stunning decoration. In absolutely incredible condition with minor scratching to bottom! Detail is amazing. Roughly 200 grams.
Category

20th Century Sterling Silver

Materials

Sterling Silver, Enamel

Georg A Scheid Austrian Silver Guilloche Enamel Silver Buckle
By Georg Adam Scheid
Located in Bishop's Stortford, Hertfordshire
A very fine antique Austrian Viennese Secessionist silver guilloche enamel belt buckle by renowned
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Antique Early 1900s Austrian Jugendstil Sterling Silver

Materials

Silver

Georg A Scheid Austrian Silver Guilloche Enamel Silver Buckle
Georg A Scheid Austrian Silver Guilloche Enamel Silver Buckle
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H 2.17 in W 3.06 in D 0.4 in
Pair of Austrian Continental Silver Vases
Located in New York, NY
This pair of Austro-Hungarian silver vases has rolled edges and exquisite floral decoration
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Antique 19th Century Austrian Sterling Silver

Materials

Silver

Maria Theresa Austria-Habsburg 1780 Silver Coin Letter Opener
Located in West Palm Beach, FL
Maria Theresa Austria-Habsburg 1780 Silver Coin Letter Opener The coin is orignal and authentic
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Antique 18th Century Austrian Neoclassical Sterling Silver

Materials

Sterling Silver

Austrian Continental Silver ‘.800’ Soup or Punch Ladle
Located in New York, NY
Continental silver (.800) soup or punch ladle, with turned wood handle, circa 1860s. Bowl of ladle
Category

Antique 1860s Austrian Victorian Sterling Silver

Materials

Sterling Silver

Silver Austrian Excellent Serving Platter, circa 1905
By Carl Kolbinger
Located in Vienna, AT
Austrian silver excellent serving platter vienna art nouveau / made circa 1905 excellently
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Antique Early 1900s Austrian Art Nouveau Sterling Silver

Materials

Silver

Sterling Silver Hungarian Chalice
By Kiss Ferenec Otvostanar
Located in Brooklyn, NY
Being offered is a spectacular sterling silver antique chalice made in Austria. It has hand-wrought
Category

Antique Early 1900s Hungarian Sterling Silver

Materials

Sterling Silver

Sterling Silver Art Deco Tea Set
Located in Brooklyn, NY
We are just gaga over this sterling silver Art Deco tea set!! It has an understated elegance that
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Vintage 1920s Austrian Art Deco Sterling Silver

Materials

Sterling Silver

Austrian Secessionist Silver Sugar or Etrog Box
Located in Montreal, QC
Austrian Secessionist silver sugar or etrog box of lobed oval outline, with waisted body and with
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Early 20th Century Austrian Art Nouveau Sterling Silver

Materials

Silver

Pair of Austrian Art Deco 'Rock Crystal' & Sterling Owl Salt & Pepper Shakers
Located in West Palm Beach, FL
Pair of Austrian Art Deco 'Rock Crystal' and Sterling Owl Salt & Pepper Shakers  Austria, 1929 A
Category

20th Century Austrian Art Deco Sterling Silver

Materials

Crystal, Sterling Silver

Sterling Silver Bauhaus Candelabras
Located in Brooklyn, NY
Being offered is a pair of Bauhaus sterling silver two-branch candelabras. Designed in Austria
Category

Vintage 1910s American Sterling Silver

Materials

Sterling Silver

Austrian Vienna Secession Silver Candelabra, Circa 1910
Located in Oakland, CA
Austrian Vienna Secession silver candelabra Circa 1910. This massive and sculptural design is
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Vintage 1910s Austrian Vienna Secession Sterling Silver

Materials

Silver

Unusual Silver Filigree Spice Tower , Austria circa 1880
Located in New York, NY
Spice tower has a square base with a filigree leaf designed stem branching upward and encompassed with a ball in center. Spice container is square shaped with a floral design in the ...
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Antique 1880s Austrian Sterling Silver

Materials

Silver

Georgian-Style Continental Silver '.800' Austrian Candle Wick Cutter or Snuffer
Located in New York, NY
Georgian-style, Continental silver (.800) candlewick snuffer or cutter, Austria, year -hallmarked
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Antique 1850s Austrian Georgian Sterling Silver

Materials

Sterling Silver

Silver Austrian Huge Bowl Glass Liner, circa 1900-1910
Located in Vienna, AT
austrian silver excellent huge bowl vienna art nouveau / made circa 1900-10 stunningly made
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Antique Early 1900s Austrian Art Nouveau Sterling Silver

Materials

Silver

Austrian Continental Silver Tureen Covered Dish with Matching Tray Jugendstil
Located in New York, NY
Continental 0.800 silver Austrian tureen with a matching under tray in Jugendstil style, insert in
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Early 20th Century Austrian Jugendstil Sterling Silver

Materials

Silver

Viennese Silver Money Box/Piggy Bank Austrian Biedermeier Dated 1856
By Carl Adolf Kohl
Located in Vienna, AT
AUSTRIAN SILVER MONEY BOX / PIGGY BANK Biedermeier Late Period / dated 1856 EXCELLENTLY
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Antique 19th Century Austrian Biedermeier Sterling Silver

Rare Antique Viennese Enamel & Silver Jug c. 1870 Vienna Austria
Located in London, GB
An exceptional Antique 19th Century Viennese Enamel & Silver Jug with exquisitely detailed enamel
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Antique 19th Century Austrian Sterling Silver

Materials

Silver, Enamel

Pair Of Antique Empire Silver Candle Holders, Austria-Hungary, Dated 1821
Located in Vienna, AT
top. Branded by the Wheel mark, Austria-Hungarian official hallmark: 13 Lot silver, made in Kaschau
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Antique 1820s Austrian Empire Sterling Silver

Materials

Silver

Art Deco period Austrian 935. silver cigarette case with enamel leaf ornaments
Located in Braintree, GB
Antique Art Deco period Austrian 935. silver cigarette case with enamel leaf ornaments. Made in
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Vintage 1920s Austrian Sterling Silver

Materials

Silver

Silver 800 Austria Art Nouveau Serving Platter by H. Südfeld
By Hermann Südfeld
Located in Vienna, AT
AUSTRIAN SILVER EXCELLENT SERVING PLATTER VIENNA Art Nouveau / made circa 1910 Length 20.86
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Early 20th Century Austrian Art Nouveau Sterling Silver

Materials

Silver

Silver 13 Lot Austrian Nicest Biedermeier Pair of Candlesticks, Vienna Made 1846
By Andreas Weichesmueller
Located in Vienna, AT
Austrian stunning Biedermeier silver pair of candlesticks made 1846. Gorgeous Viennese silver
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Antique 1840s Austrian Biedermeier Sterling Silver

Materials

Silver

Large Viennese Austria Silver Art Nouveau Tray by Würbel & Szokally, Around 1900
By Wurbel & Szokally
Located in Vienna, AT
Octagonal shaped silver tray in a smooth, simple design with raised, flared edge with
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Antique Early 1900s Austrian Art Nouveau Sterling Silver

Materials

Silver

Round Art Nouveau Silver Tray With Floral Decor, Austria-Hungary, Prague Ca 1900
Located in Vienna, AT
. Hallmarks: Diana's head + 'C' - Austria-Hungarian official hallmark 1872-1922 for 800 Silver, Prague
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Antique Early 1900s Austrian Art Nouveau Sterling Silver

Materials

Silver

Silver 13 Lot Austrian Pair of Candlesticks Vienna by Master J.Wiederspoeck 1855
By Josef Wiederspoeck
Located in Vienna, AT
Austrian excellent Biedermeier silver pair of candlesticks, made 1855. Very interesting
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Antique Mid-19th Century Austrian Biedermeier Sterling Silver

Materials

Silver

Sterling Fish Platter
Located in Brooklyn, NY
We are proud to offer you this sterling silver Art Deco fish platter made in Austria in the 1920’s
Category

Vintage 1920s Austrian Sterling Silver

Materials

Sterling Silver

Sterling Fish Platter
Sterling Fish Platter
H 1 in W 25 in D 11 in
Austrian Vase with Ruby-Red Glass Liner
Located in Brooklyn, NY
large scalloped ruby-red colored glass liner extends out of the silver base. Notice the openwork on the
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Antique 19th Century Austrian Sterling Silver

Materials

Sterling Silver

Art Nouveau Silver Cutlery Set For 12 People In Original Case, Austria-Hungary
Located in Vienna, AT
with P (Pest/Hungary) - Austria-Hungarian official hallmark 1872 - 1922 for 800 silver Master's mark
Category

Antique Early 1900s Austrian Art Nouveau Sterling Silver

Materials

Silver

Antique 19thc Austrian Solid Silver, Enamel & Gem Set Figural Agate Bowl C.1880
Located in Ελληνικό-Αργυρούπολη, GR
Antique 19th century Austrian Renaissance revival style solid silver-gilt enamelled and gem-set
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Antique 19th Century Austrian Renaissance Revival Sterling Silver

Materials

Agate, Silver, Enamel

Silver Austria Vienna Coffee Pot Milk Pot Sugar Bowl Creamer Klinkosch 1922-1925
By Josef Carl Klinkosch
Located in Vienna, AT
Silver Austrian gorgeous set of most elegant appearance: Coffee pot Milk pot Creamer Sugar bowl
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Vintage 1920s Austrian Art Deco Sterling Silver

Materials

Silver

Antique Austrian Floral Flower Basket Star Silver Compact Pill Box
Located in Miami Beach, FL
attractive machine turned pattern of concentric circles. There is a Austrian bird's head hallmark 800 silver
Category

Early 20th Century Sterling Silver

Materials

Silver

Silver 800 Flower Bowl Jardiniere Austria Art Nouveau, circa 1911
By Viennese Manufactory
Located in Vienna, AT
(Austrian - most probably viennese - silver) manufactured before 1911 It is an outstanding large silver
Category

Vintage 1910s Art Nouveau Sterling Silver

Sterling Silver Enamel Guilloche Fork Spoon Appetizer Serving Set David Andersen
By David Andersen
Located in New York, NY
A beautiful and fine set of sterling silver and purple eggplant enamel guilloche appetizer fork and
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Early 20th Century Norwegian Scandinavian Modern Sterling Silver

Materials

Sterling Silver, Enamel

Large Austrian Silver “Peacock” Hanukkah Lamp, Josef Kohn, Vienna, 1872-1900s'
Located in Tel Aviv - Jaffa, IL
Very rare and important Austrian silver, from its golden age of the late 19th century to the early
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Antique 1890s Art Nouveau Sterling Silver

Materials

Silver

Set of a Four Sterling Salt Shakers
Located in Brooklyn, NY
We are delighted to offer you this set of four sterling silver salt shakers. Manufactured in the
Category

Antique Early 1900s Austrian Sterling Silver

Materials

Sterling Silver

3 Antique Silver Money Boxes, Piggy Banks, Austria-Hungary & Germany, 19th Cent.
Located in Vienna, AT
Three silver money boxes in the shape of a tankard, handle, hinged lid, all boxes with locks, 1 key
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Antique 19th Century German Biedermeier Sterling Silver

Materials

Silver

3 Antique Silver Money Boxes, Piggy Banks, Austria-Hungary & Germany, 19th Cent.
Located in Vienna, AT
Three silver money boxes, two in tankard form with padlocks, one in cuboid form with built-in lock
Category

Antique 19th Century German Biedermeier Sterling Silver

Materials

Silver

Neoclassical, Style Continental Silver '.835' Chamber Stick
Located in New York, NY
Neoclassical, continental silver (.835) chamber stick, Austria, circa 1900. Measures 4 1/2 inches
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Antique Early 1900s Austrian Neoclassical Sterling Silver

Materials

Sterling Silver

Silver Bottle Stopper in Shape of Napoleon's Hat
Located in Vienna, AT
The item at hand is a 77g sterling silver bottle stopper of the highest quality. It has been
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Antique 19th Century Austrian Neoclassical Sterling Silver

Materials

Sterling Silver

Silver centerpiece Josef Hoffmann for Wiener Werkstatte
By Wiener Werkstätte, Josef Hoffmann
Located in Autonomous City Buenos Aires, CABA
carved, made of silver and hallmarked on the lower bottom. Austria, circa 1920.
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Vintage 1920s Austrian Art Deco Sterling Silver

Materials

Silver, Sterling Silver

Bougainville by Hacker & Hermann Austria Silverplate Flatware Set Service 175 Pc
Located in Big Bend, WI
Superb Bougainville by Hacker & Hermann Austria silverplate flatware set, 175 pieces. This fabulous
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20th Century Sterling Silver

Materials

Sterling Silver

Neo-Classical Continental Silver (.800) Gilt Austro-Hungarian Centerpiece Bowl
Located in New York, NY
Continental silver gilt (.835), Austro-Hungarian, Neoclassic-style, covered, footed, centerpiece
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Antique 1870s Austrian Neoclassical Sterling Silver

Materials

Sterling Silver

Silver Set Three Bowls Cobalt Blue Glass Liners Master Bubeniczek Vienna ca.1900
By Viennese Manufactory
Located in Vienna, AT
matching the silver receptacles. Made circa 1900-1905 Hallmarked: SILVER 800 (= branded by AUSTRIAN
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Antique Early 1900s Austrian Art Nouveau Sterling Silver

Materials

Sterling Silver

Silver Rococo Chocolate Pot Handle by Master F.X. Weixelbaum, Vienna, 1759
By Viennese Manufactory
Located in Vienna, AT
Silver most elegant chocolate pot Rococo Period / made 1759 Excellently made silver pot of
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Antique 1750s Austrian Rococo Sterling Silver

Materials

Sterling Silver

Pair of 20th Century Silver Pheasants
Located in Los Angeles, CA
Pair of 800 silver pheasants. Gold vermeil. European (probably Austria).   
Category

Early 20th Century Austrian Sterling Silver

Materials

Silver

Austro-Hungarian Silver Snuff Box, Circa 1860
Located in London, GB
Austro-Hungarian Silver Snuff Box,Circa 1870 This box is in original condition with lovely hand
Category

Antique 1870s Austrian Victorian Sterling Silver

Materials

Silver

Secessionist Hand Hammered Continental Silver Compote
Located in Hamilton, Ontario
Secessionist hand-hammered continental silver compote.
Category

Early 20th Century Austrian Vienna Secession Sterling Silver

Materials

Silver

Elegant Pair of Early 19th Century Neoclassical Silver Candlesticks
Located in Worpswede / Bremen, DE
An elegant pair of Austro-Hungarian neoclassical silver candlesticks. Each on circular foot
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Antique Early 19th Century Austrian Neoclassical Sterling Silver

Materials

Silver

Pair of Antique Vienna Biedermeier Silver Candle Holders, Dated 1857
By Viennese Manufactory
Located in Vienna, AT
by the Wheel mark, Austrian official hallmark: 13 Lot silver, dated 1857 Master's stamp: 'FD
Category

Antique 1850s Austrian Biedermeier Sterling Silver

Materials

Silver

Antique Vienna Silver Biedermeier Sugar Box Anton Weichesmueller, Made 1844
By Viennese Manufactory
Located in Vienna, AT
silversmith Anton Weichesmüller. Branded by the Wheel mark, Austrian official hallmark: 13 Lot silver
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Antique 1840s Austrian Biedermeier Sterling Silver

Materials

Silver

Large Vienna Silver and Enamel Tankard, circa 1875
Located in New York, NY
Large Vienna silver and enamel tankard, circa 1875.
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Antique 1870s Austrian Sterling Silver

Materials

Enamel, Silver

Josef Hoffmann for Wiener Werkstatte Vienna circa 1920 Silver Dish
By Josef Hoffmann
Located in Oakland, CA
Josef Hoffmann for Wiener Werkstatte Vienna circa 1920 Silver Dish. A Sterling silver bowls hand
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Vintage 1920s Austrian Art Deco Sterling Silver

Materials

Silver

Pair Of Antique Vienna Biedermeier Silver Candle Holders, Dated 1844
By Viennese Manufactory
Located in Vienna, AT
ribbon relief on the top. Branded by the Wheel mark, Austrian official hallmark for 13 Lot silver
Category

Antique 1840s Austrian Biedermeier Sterling Silver

Materials

Silver

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Austrian Silver Sterling For Sale on 1stDibs

Choose from an assortment of styles, material and more with respect to the Austrian silver sterling you’re looking for at 1stDibs. An Austrian silver sterling — often made from metal, silver and sterling silver — can elevate any home. There are 364 variations of the antique or vintage Austrian silver sterling you’re looking for, while we also have 15 modern editions of this piece to choose from as well. Your living room may not be complete without an Austrian silver sterling — find older editions for sale from the 18th Century and newer versions made as recently as the 21st Century. An Austrian silver sterling made by Art Nouveau designers — as well as those associated with Art Deco — is very popular. You’ll likely find more than one Austrian silver sterling that is appealing in its simplicity, but Viennese Manufactory, Jarosinski & Vaugoin and Josef Carl Klinkosch produced versions that are worth a look.

How Much is an Austrian Silver Sterling?

Prices for an Austrian silver sterling start at $120 and top out at $300,551 with the average selling for $2,663.
Questions About Austrian Silver Sterling
  • 1stDibs ExpertApril 5, 2022
    Most thai silver has more pure silver in it than standard sterling silver. Most sterling silver is 92.5% silver with another alloy, typically copper, making up the rest of the metal. Thai silver often falls in the range of 97.5-99% pure silver, so a significantly higher percentage of it is pure silver, making it softer and less likely to tarnish. On 1stDibs, find vintage and contemporary silver jewelry from top sellers around the world.
  • 1stDibs ExpertApril 5, 2022
    The worst substances for sterling silver are chlorine, chlorine bleach, and ammonia, all of which will cause tarnish and accelerate corrosion. You should also avoid household cleaners, rubber, and perspiration. Rinse your sterling silver pieces thoroughly after coming into contact with those substances. On 1stDibs, shop a collection of sterling silver pieces from top sellers worldwide.
  • 1stDibs ExpertMarch 22, 2022
    A Vesta is a type of small case used to carry matches for smoking, while sterling silver is a precious metal made by combining pure silver with an alloy. Therefore, a sterling silver Vesta is one fabricated out of this kind of metal. Find a collection of Vesta containers on 1stDibs.
  • 1stDibs ExpertApril 5, 2022
    Sterling silver is an alloyed form of silver, and is made up of 92.5% fine silver and 7.5% copper. An antique sterling silver item will have the same silver content and will be over 100 years old. Shop a collection of expertly vetted antique sterling silver from some of the worlds top sellers on 1stDibs.
  • 1stDibs ExpertMarch 13, 2024
    To identify sterling silver, look for hallmarks in an inconspicuous area, such as the underside of flatware handles, the bottoms of serveware and the interior or clasp areas of jewelry. Pieces made of sterling silver often feature "925" or ".925" markings. Alternatively, they may feature "Sterling" or "STER" stamps. For assistance determining what type of metal a particular piece is, consult a knowledgeable expert, such as a certified appraiser. Shop a diverse assortment of sterling silver jewelry, flatware, tableware and decorative objects on 1stDibs.
  • 1stDibs ExpertFebruary 13, 2023
    Sterling silver is made of 92.5% pure silver and 7.5% alloy. Depending on the composition, the alloy may be nickel, copper, brass or other metals. On 1stDibs, find a variety of sterling silver jewelry, tableware and decorative objects.
  • 1stDibs ExpertApril 5, 2022
    A sterling silver spoon is mostly fine silver, but not quite solid silver. Sterling silver is an alloyed form of silver, and is 92.5% fine silver and 7.5% copper. You can shop a collection of authentic sterling silver items from some of the worlds top dealers on 1stDibs.
  • 1stDibs ExpertFebruary 13, 2023
    The difference between silver and sterling silver is its composition. Silver is a general term used to describe metal that is rich in or made completely of the element silver. Sterling silver is a specific alloy with 92.5% pure silver and 7.5% other metals like nickel or brass. Fine silver is the term for 99.9% pure silver. On 1stDibs, shop a large collection of silver jewelry, watches, tableware and decorative accents.
  • 1stDibs ExpertApril 5, 2022
    To clean weighted sterling silver, use a cleaning product formulated for sterling silver and a soft lint-free cloth. Keep dust at bay by wiping the object down with a soft cloth dampened with warm water. Always dry the silver with a soft towel after cleaning. Find a collection of weighted sterling silver decorative objects on 1stDibs.
  • 1stDibs ExpertApril 5, 2022
    To identify Gorham sterling silver, study the marks found on the piece. Pieces made after 1848 will have a letter or symbol stamp. You can use an authoritative online reference to figure out the manufacturing year of the piece. Find a variety of expertly vetted Gorham sterling silver on 1stDibs.
  • 1stDibs ExpertNovember 14, 2023
    Generally, most experts agree that .925 or 925 sterling silver is the best sterling silver for earrings. This variety of sterling silver is 92.5% pure silver and 7.5% alloy. As a result, it has the cool color and sleek appearance of silver, with another base metal to strengthen it. On 1stDibs, shop a diverse assortment of sterling silver earrings.
  • 1stDibs ExpertNovember 1, 2023
    Yes, sterling silver is okay for earrings. In fact, many people love earrings crafted out of the precious metal. Sterling silver has an appealing cool color and noticeable shine. Plus, the metal is durable, so it can resist scratching when worn frequently. Keep in mind that sterling silver earrings will need regular cleaning and polishing to fight tarnishing. Explore a diverse assortment of sterling silver earrings on 1stDibs.
  • 1stDibs ExpertNovember 14, 2023
    Yes, sterling silver can be good for earrings. Many people appreciate the appearance of sterling silver due to its cool color. In addition, sterling silver resists wear and tear to help earrings stand the test of time. One thing to keep in mind is that silver can tarnish, so you'll likely need to regularly clean and polish your earrings to keep them looking like new. Shop a variety of sterling silver earrings on 1stDibs.
  • 1stDibs ExpertFebruary 21, 2024
    Although you can shower with 925 sterling silver jewelry on, it is better to remove it prior to bathing. Exposure to water is unlikely to damage the metal, especially if you dry it off promptly after you shower. However, chemicals found in soap, body wash, shampoo, conditioner and other personal care products could react with the precious metal and cause tarnishing. On 1stDibs, shop a large collection of sterling silver jewelry.
  • 1stDibs ExpertMarch 22, 2022
    Yes, Gorham sterling is real silver. However, sterling silver is not solid silver. Instead, the metal is an alloy formed out of pure silver and another precious metal. You can shop a selection of Gorham decorative objects and serveware on 1stDibs.
  • 1stDibs ExpertAugust 17, 2021
    Yes, Reed & Barton pieces are made of sterling silver. The American brand was founded in 1824 and is highly regarded as one of the highest quality silver manufacturers in the world. The brand also makes more affordable silver-plated items too.
    1stDibs ExpertAugust 17, 2021
    Yes, Reed and Barton sells sterling silver. Reed and Barton is a prominent American silver manufacturer located in Massachusetts that is known for its sterling silver and silverplate. To determine if a Reed and Barton piece is sterling silver, look for the word “sterling” or the number “.925”. Shop Reed and Barton on 1stDibs.
  • 1stDibs ExpertApril 5, 2022
    No, sterling silver, no matter what its used to make, is not solid silver. In most countries, the sterling standard is 92.5% silver with an additive alloy, usually copper, making up the rest of the sterling silver. Sterling silver is harder than pure silver and much more useful as tableware. Shop a collection of sterling silver from some of the worlds top sellers on 1stDibs.
  • 1stDibs ExpertAugust 17, 2021
    Sterling silver is a very good quality alloy because the added metals make it very durable, even more so than gold. Because it is also lightweight it can be great for everyday wear.
  • 1stDibs ExpertApril 5, 2022
    Yes, Tiffany & Co. uses sterling silver. According to their website, they were one of the first American companies to institute the .925 sterling silver standard in 1851. Sterling silver is a precious metal that may require cleaning to retain its beauty and character for generations. On 1stDibs, find vintage and contemporary Tiffany & Co. silver from top sellers around the world.
  • 1stDibs ExpertApril 5, 2022
    Sterling silver is considered antique if it was made over 100 years ago. Many antique sterling silver items will have a mark or stamp. First, clean the item and check for marks. A “925” mark indicates a silver purity of 92.5 percent, which is the composition of sterling silver. If you don’t see a mark, work with a certified appraiser to acid test the item and determine the silver content. You’ll find expertly vetted antique sterling silver items on 1stDibs.