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Regency Period Sterling Silver Bell, Peter & William Bateman, London, 1818
By Peter & William Bateman
Located in London, London
sterling silver bell, is baluster shaped, and features reed engraving to the body. The bell measures
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Antique 1810s English Regency Tableware

Materials

Sterling Silver

Large Edwardian Style Sterling Silver Bell-Form Inkwell With Hinged Lid
Located in New York, NY
Large, Edwardian-style, sterling silver, bell-form inkwell, Birmingham, England, year-hallmarked
Category

Vintage 1920s English Edwardian Inkwells

Materials

Sterling Silver, Gold

Antique Aesthetic Movement Tiffany & Co. Sterling Silver Bell on Stand 1873-1891
By Tiffany & Co.
Located in New York, NY
Rare antique Edward Moore period, 1873-1891, sterling silver Tiffany & Co. table bell on stand
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Antique 19th Century American Aesthetic Movement Sterling Silver

Materials

Sterling Silver

Antique 1928 Sterling Silver Bell Inkwell
Located in Jesmond, Newcastle Upon Tyne
sterling silver inkwell has been realistically modelled in the form of a bell. The surface of this
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Vintage 1920s English Inkwells

Materials

Sterling Silver

Very Rare Edwardian Sterling Silver 'Pig Bell' London 1904 by William Hornby
By WILLIAM HORNBY, LONDON (1898-1913)
Located in London, London
silver bell, is modelled as a quite charming pig. The bell is operated by winding the key underneath and
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Early 20th Century English Edwardian Sterling Silver

Materials

Sterling Silver

Rare Regency Period Antique Sterling Silver Table Bell - London 1819
Located in London, London
Silver Bell, is plain in design, with reed borders. The bell measures 4.5"(11.5cm) tall, by 2.5"(6.5cm
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Antique 1810s English Regency Tableware

Materials

Sterling Silver

Antique 1915 Sterling Silver Spice Tower
Located in Jesmond, Newcastle Upon Tyne
An exceptional, fine and impressive antique George V English sterling silver spice tower; an
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Vintage 1910s English Sterling Silver

Materials

Sterling Silver

Antique Jacob Rozenzweig Sterling Silver Spice Tower
By Rosenzweig, Taitelbaum & Co
Located in Jesmond, Newcastle Upon Tyne
An exceptional, fine and impressive antique George V English sterling silver spice tower; an
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Vintage 1910s British Sterling Silver

Materials

Sterling Silver

Antique Edwardian Sterling Silver Table Bell
By Ludwig Neresheimer
Located in Jesmond, Newcastle Upon Tyne
An exceptional, fine and impressive antique Edwardian English sterling silver figural table bell
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Antique Early 1900s British Sterling Silver

Materials

Silver, Sterling Silver

19th century English Sterling silver Desk bell reception service bell
Located in Chelmsford, GB
Rare Solid Silver Counter Reception Bell Turn Mechanism Hallmarked Birmingham Deakin Fracis 1886
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Antique 19th Century English Rococo Sterling Silver

Materials

Sterling Silver

20th Century Italian Sterling Silver Desk Bell
By Arval Argenti Valenza
Located in VALENZA, IT
Desk bell in sterling silver. The bell is smooth with beaded decorations both on the body and on
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1990s Italian Other Sterling Silver

Materials

Sterling Silver, Brass

20th Century Italian Sterling Silver Table Bell
By Arval Argenti Valenza
Located in VALENZA, IT
Elegant table bell in solid 925 sterling silver. The bell is smooth and features some circular
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Late 20th Century Italian Other Sterling Silver

Materials

Sterling Silver

19th century sterling silver French bell
Located in Autonomous City Buenos Aires, CABA
19th century sterling silver French bell Beautiful sterling silver religious bell with a
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Antique 19th Century French Belle Époque Sterling Silver

Materials

Silver Plate

Antique Kirk & Son Sterling Silver Repousse Table Bell
By S. Kirk & Sons
Located in Philadelphia, PA
A fine silver table bell. By S. Kirk & Sons, Inc. of Baltimore. In sterling silver. With
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Early 20th Century American Sterling Silver

Materials

Sterling Silver

Sterling Christmas Bell Ornament
By Kirk-Stieff
Located in Brooklyn, NY
We are delighted to offer you this sterling silver Christmas ornament by the Kirk-Stieff Silver
Category

2010s American Sterling Silver

Materials

Sterling Silver

Mappin & Webb Ltd Antique Sterling Silver Table Bell (1934)
By Mappin & Webb
Located in Jesmond, Newcastle Upon Tyne
An exceptional, fine and impressive antique George V sterling silver table bell; an addition to our
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Vintage 1930s English Sterling Silver

Materials

Sterling Silver

A & J Zimmerman Ltd Antique Sterling Silver Table Bell
By A&J Zimmerman Ltd.
Located in Jesmond, Newcastle Upon Tyne
An exceptional, fine and impressive antique George V sterling silver table bell; an addition to our
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Vintage 1920s British Sterling Silver

Materials

Sterling Silver

J Parkes & Co Antique Sterling Silver Table Bell (1917)
Located in Jesmond, Newcastle Upon Tyne
An exceptional, fine and impressive, large antique George V English cast sterling silver table bell
Category

Vintage 1910s British Sterling Silver

Materials

Sterling Silver

Vintage Sterling Silver Table Bell by Asprey & Co Ltd.
Located in Jesmond, Newcastle Upon Tyne
An exceptional, fine and impressive vintage English sterling silver table bell made by Asprey & Co
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Vintage 1960s Sterling Silver

Materials

Sterling Silver

Antique English Sterling Silver Novelty Mechanical Desk Bell - Chester 1911
By Grey & Co, Birmingham
Located in Bath, GB
Rare to come across one of these highly sought-after desk bells in sterling silver. It is the
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Vintage 1910s European Sterling Silver

Materials

Sterling Silver, Iron

20th Century Italian Sterling Silver Pocket Watch Stand with Glass Bell
By Arval Argenti Valenza
Located in VALENZA, IT
Stand for watch in sterling silver formed by a smooth round base and a rod also in silver, where a
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1990s Italian Other Sterling Silver

Materials

Sterling Silver

Five Rare and Antique Georg Jensen Bell Lunch Knives in Sterling Silver
Located in Copenhagen, DK
Five rare and antique Georg Jensen Bell lunch knives in sterling silver and stainless steel. 1910's
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Early 20th Century Danish Art Nouveau Sterling Silver

Materials

Sterling Silver, Stainless Steel

Antique Sterling Silver Call Desk Table Bell, George Unite 1886 19th Century
By George Unite
Located in London, GB
A delightful antique English Victorian sterling silver call bell, bearing the makers mark of the
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Antique 1880s English Victorian Sterling Silver

Materials

Sterling Silver

Pair of Tiffany & Co Sterling Silver Modern Bowls in Bell Form from 1906
By Tiffany & Co.
Located in New York, NY
Pair of Tiffany & Co sterling silver modern bowls in bell form and in simple classic style with
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Antique Early 1900s American Sterling Silver

Materials

Sterling Silver

Antique French Silver and Ceramic Door Bell Push, Bell Ringer
By Émile Froment-Meurice
Located in NEWARK, GB
A beautiful, rare vintage Silver and Ceramic door bell push. This gorgeous piece is made from
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Early 20th Century French Art Nouveau Sterling Silver

Materials

Sterling Silver

Bell by Peter Hertz Danish Sterling Silver Flatware Set 12 Service 76 Pcs Modern
By Peter Hertz
Located in Big Bend, WI
Bell by Peter Hertz Danish Mid-Century Modern sterling silver flatware set - 76 Pieces. This set
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20th Century Sterling Silver

Materials

Sterling Silver

Silver Bell Inkstand, Dated 1913, a & J Zimmermann, Birmingham
Located in London, GB
Silver bell Inkstand, dated 1913, A & J Zimmermann, Birmingham Large bell shaped inkstand with
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Vintage 1910s English Modern Sterling Silver

Materials

Sterling Silver

Antique Sterling Silver Goblet
Located in Jesmond, Newcastle Upon Tyne
sterling silver goblet has a plain circular bell shaped form to a circular, knopped pedestal foot. The
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Antique 1770s British George III Sterling Silver

Materials

Sterling Silver

Sterling Silver Christmas Ornament
By Wallace Silversmiths
Located in Brooklyn, NY
Being offered is a sterling silver Christmas ornament made by Wallace Silversmiths, circa 2010. It
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2010s American Sterling Silver

Materials

Sterling Silver

Georgian Sterling Silver Lady's Goblet
Located in Jesmond, Newcastle Upon Tyne
Georgian sterling silver goblet has a plain circular bell shaped form to a circular, waisted pedestal foot
Category

Antique 1790s English Sterling Silver

Materials

Sterling Silver

Victorian 1856 Sterling Silver Goblet
By Charles Thomas Fox & George Fox
Located in Jesmond, Newcastle Upon Tyne
exceptional antique Victorian sterling silver goblet has a plain bell shaped form onto a waisted pedestal, to
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Antique 1850s British Victorian Sterling Silver

Materials

Silver, Sterling Silver

Antique Victorian Sterling Silver Goblet
Located in Jesmond, Newcastle Upon Tyne
antique Victorian sterling silver goblet, has a circular bell-shaped form onto a pedestal circular domed
Category

Antique 1860s English Victorian Sterling Silver

Materials

Sterling Silver

Georgian English Sterling Silver Candlesticks
By John Winter & Co 1
Located in Jesmond, Newcastle Upon Tyne
An exceptional, fine and impressive pair of antique George III English sterling silver candlesticks
Category

Antique 1780s English George III Sterling Silver

Materials

Silver, Sterling Silver

Vintage English Silver Table Bell Christopher Lawrence Warbler Bird On Bullrush
By Christopher Lawrence
Located in Norwich, GB
A vintage sterling solid silver and silver-gilt table bell made in London in 1982 by Christopher
Category

Vintage 1980s British Modern Sterling Silver

Materials

Silver, Sterling Silver

Antique Victorian 1850s Sterling Silver Goblet
Located in Jesmond, Newcastle Upon Tyne
An exceptional, fine and impressive antique Victorian sterling silver goblet, an addition to our
Category

Antique 1850s English Victorian Sterling Silver

Materials

Silver, Sterling Silver

Antique Victorian 1876 Sterling Silver Goblet
By Henry John Lias & James Wakely
Located in Jesmond, Newcastle Upon Tyne
sterling silver goblet has a circular bell shaped form onto a knopped stem and circular spreading foot
Category

Antique 1870s English Victorian Sterling Silver

Materials

Sterling Silver

Antique Edwardian Sterling Silver Sugar Basket
Located in Jesmond, Newcastle Upon Tyne
An exceptional, fine and impressive antique Edwardian English sterling silver sugar basket; an
Category

Antique Early 1900s British Edwardian Sterling Silver

Materials

Sterling Silver

Edwardian English Sterling Silver Epergne or Centerpiece
By Sibray, Hall & Co.
Located in Jesmond, Newcastle Upon Tyne
A fine and impressive antique Edwardian English sterling silver epergne or centerpiece; part of our
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Antique Early 1900s Great Britain (UK) Edwardian Sterling Silver

Materials

Silver, Sterling Silver

Antique Victorian 1858 Sterling Silver Goblets
By Martin & Hall
Located in Jesmond, Newcastle Upon Tyne
An exceptional, fine and impressive pair of antique Victorian English sterling silver goblets; an
Category

Antique 1850s English Victorian Sterling Silver

Materials

Sterling Silver

Antique Charles I English Sterling Silver Chalice
Located in Jesmond, Newcastle Upon Tyne
An exceptional, fine and impressive antique Charles I English sterling silver chalice; an addition
Category

Antique 1620s Great Britain (UK) Sterling Silver

Materials

Sterling Silver

Antique Victorian Sterling Silver Goblet '1880'
By Josiah Williams & Co.
Located in Jesmond, Newcastle Upon Tyne
An exceptional, fine and impressive, unusual antique Victorian English sterling silver goblet; an
Category

Antique 1880s English Sterling Silver

Materials

Sterling Silver

Antique Sterling Silver Presentation Tennis Trophy
Located in Jesmond, Newcastle Upon Tyne
George V sterling silver trophy cup has a bell-shaped form onto a pedestal spreading foot. The plain
Category

Vintage 1920s British Sterling Silver

Materials

Sterling Silver

Large Antique 925 Silver "Arbol de la Vida" Bell
By Arte de Mexico
Located in Mérida, YU
This is a very nice "Arbol de la Vida" Bell. Handmade of solid .925 Silver that Weights 1,240 grams
Category

Vintage 1980s Mexican Folk Art Sterling Silver

Materials

Silver

Sterling Silver and Coral Rattle Whistle
Located in Coeur d'Alene, ID
the bulbous body.(missing one bell). The sterling silver rattle/whistle retains the original
Category

Antique 1870s English Sterling Silver

Materials

Sterling Silver

Arts & Crafts Style Sterling Silver Goblet
By Hancock & Co.
Located in Jesmond, Newcastle Upon Tyne
. This exceptional antique George V sterling silver goblet has a bell shaped form onto a knopped
Category

Early 20th Century English Arts and Crafts Sterling Silver

Materials

Silver, Sterling Silver

Edwardian Art Nouveau Style Sterling Silver Mug
By Lee & Wigfull
Located in Jesmond, Newcastle Upon Tyne
A fine and impressive antique Edwardian English sterling silver mug in the Art Nouveau style; an
Category

Antique Early 1900s English Art Nouveau Sterling Silver

Materials

Silver, Sterling Silver

Antique Edwardian Sterling Silver Presentation Cup, 1905
By James Deakin & Sons
Located in Jesmond, Newcastle Upon Tyne
An exceptional, fine and impressive antique Edwardian English sterling silver presentation cup; an
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Antique Early 1900s English Edwardian Sterling Silver

Materials

Sterling Silver

Vintage Set of 12 Sterling Silver Goblets
By Bishton's Ltd
Located in Jesmond, Newcastle Upon Tyne
An exceptional, fine and impressive vintage Elizabeth II English sterling silver goblets; an
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Antique 1660s British Sterling Silver

Materials

Silver, Sterling Silver

Antique Victorian Sterling Silver Gilt Goblet
By Daniel & Charles Houle
Located in Jesmond, Newcastle Upon Tyne
An exceptional, fine and impressive antique Victorian sterling silver gilt goblet; an addition to
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Antique 1860s British Victorian Sterling Silver

Materials

Sterling Silver

20th Century English Solid Silver Desk / Dinner Bell, C.J. Vamder, London c.1979
Located in Royal Tunbridge Wells, Kent
A superb 20th Century English solid silver desk or dinner bell. The bell, of a heavy guage, has a
Category

20th Century British Sterling Silver

Materials

Silver, Sterling Silver

Garrard & Co Antique Sterling Silver Goblet
By Robert Garrard II 1
Located in Jesmond, Newcastle Upon Tyne
William IV sterling silver goblet has a plain bell shaped form onto a cylindrical pedestal and plain
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Antique 1830s British William IV Sterling Silver

Materials

Sterling Silver

Antique Victorian Sterling Silver Presentation Champagne Cup
By Daniel & John Wellby
Located in Jesmond, Newcastle Upon Tyne
A magnificent, fine and impressive, large antique Victorian English sterling silver cup, an
Category

Antique 1890s British Late Victorian Sterling Silver

Materials

Sterling Silver

George Adams Antique Victorian 1870s Sterling Silver Goblet
By George Adams
Located in Jesmond, Newcastle Upon Tyne
sterling silver goblet has a circular bell shaped form onto a knopped stem and circular spreading foot
Category

Antique 19th Century English Victorian Sterling Silver

Materials

Silver, Sterling Silver

Charles Stuart Harris Victorian Sterling Silver Presentation Cup
By Charles Stuart Harris
Located in Jesmond, Newcastle Upon Tyne
A fine and impressive antique Victorian English sterling silver presentation cup made by Charles
Category

Antique 1870s English Victorian Sterling Silver

Materials

Silver, Sterling Silver

Thomas Watson & Co. Antique English Sterling Silver Goblet
By Thomas Watson & Company
Located in Jesmond, Newcastle Upon Tyne
Georgian sterling silver wine goblet has a plain circular bell shaped form to a circular, waisted pedestal
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Antique 1790s English Georgian Sterling Silver

Materials

Sterling Silver

Antique Victorian Sterling Silver Combination Whistle and Rattle
By Colen Hewer Cheshire
Located in Jesmond, Newcastle Upon Tyne
An exceptional, fine and impressive, large antique Victorian sterling silver combination whistle
Category

Antique 1880s English Victorian Sterling Silver

Materials

Sterling Silver

Edwardian English Sterling Silver Presentation Cup and Cover
By John & William Deakin
Located in Jesmond, Newcastle Upon Tyne
An exceptional, fine and impressive antique Edwardian English sterling silver cup and cover; an
Category

Antique Early 1900s British Edwardian Sterling Silver

Materials

Sterling Silver

Antique George V Sterling Silver Torah Breastplate
Located in Jesmond, Newcastle Upon Tyne
An exceptional, fine and impressive, rare, antique English sterling silver Torah breastplate; an
Category

Vintage 1920s British Sterling Silver

Materials

Sterling Silver

Daniel & John Wellby Antique Victorian Sterling Silver Porringer
By Daniel & John Welby
Located in Jesmond, Newcastle Upon Tyne
An exceptional and impressive antique Victorian English sterling silver porringer; part of our
Category

Antique 1890s English Victorian Sterling Silver

Materials

Silver, Sterling Silver

Antique Edwardian 1905 Sterling Silver Presentation Champagne Cup
By S.W. Smith & Co. 1
Located in Jesmond, Newcastle Upon Tyne
A magnificent, fine and impressive, large antique Edwardian English sterling silver champagne cup
Category

Antique Early 1900s British Edwardian Sterling Silver

Materials

Sterling Silver

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Sterling Silver Bell For Sale on 1stDibs

At 1stDibs, there are many versions of the ideal sterling silver bell for your home. Each sterling silver bell for sale was constructed with extraordinary care, often using metal, silver and sterling silver. There are 86 variations of the antique or vintage sterling silver bell you’re looking for, while we also have 1 modern editions of this piece to choose from as well. You’ve searched high and low for the perfect sterling silver bell — we have versions that date back to the 18th Century alongside those produced as recently as the 21st Century are available. When you’re browsing for the right sterling silver bell, those designed in Victorian, Art Nouveau and Georgian styles are of considerable interest. A well-made sterling silver bell has long been a part of the offerings for many furniture designers and manufacturers, but those produced by Alvin Silver Manufacturing Company, Georg Jensen and A&J Zimmerman Ltd. are consistently popular.

How Much is a Sterling Silver Bell?

A sterling silver bell can differ in price owing to various characteristics — the average selling price 1stDibs is $1,558, while the lowest priced sells for $75 and the highest can go for as much as $22,846.
Questions About Sterling Silver Bell
  • 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 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 ExpertJune 6, 2024
    Sterling silver is so cheap because of two main factors. First, it contains just 92.5% pure silver, so the cost of raw materials to produce it is lower than that of other types of silver. Second, the supply of silver is generally greater than that of other precious metals like gold and platinum, leading to lower prices. Explore a collection of sterling silver jewelry 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 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 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 ExpertMay 30, 2024
    Sterling silver is real silver, not fake. However, it is not solid silver. A piece of sterling silver usually contains 92.5% pure silver, and the remainder of its content comes from base metals. Sterling silver is a popular material for jewelry because it is durable and resists tarnishing. On 1stDibs, shop a large collection of sterling silver jewelry.
  • 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 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.
  • 1stDibs ExpertOctober 12, 2021
    The most expensive sterling silver flatware is said to be Grand Baroque by Wallace. Sterling silver is a combination of pure silver and copper in a 92.5% and 7.5% ratio. Sterling silver is more valuable because of the silver content. In addition, the age, design, and attractiveness of the silverware may mean its value far exceeds the silver value. Sterling silver flatware with ivory handles is always the most valuable. Find a collection of antique and vintage sterling silver flatware from different creators on 1stDibs today.

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