Tag Archives: sterling silver
Written on December 11, 2013 at 10:27 am, by Arch Enterprises
“I am looking to sell an unmarked antique sterling silver tea set. How do I find out if it’s sterling silver? I got it from my grandmother who says it’s real. From Ashley in Pelham, Georgia”
Thanks for the inquiry about your grandmother’s antique Silver Tea Set. Some older Sterling Silver Serving Sets will sometimes have a number i.e., 925 or 825 which prove authenticity, however, some pieces may have no indication at all especially if they are very old or are made in different countries that may have their own markings.
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Written on April 25, 2012 at 4:27 pm, by Arch Enterprises
Gina in Jackson, MI has left over sterling silver from jewelry making including silver beads, clasps and clasps. Selling silver scrap to a precious metal refiner is the way to go.
Written on April 12, 2012 at 9:14 am, by Arch Enterprises
Jimmy from Indianapolis, IN has a sterling silver set to refine and asks Arch Enterprises about the knives in the set, as the whole knife is not sterling.
Written on February 10, 2012 at 2:46 pm, by Arch Enterprises
Terry from Chicago asks “What does “555” stamp on sterling silver mean?” There are many different hallmarks and markings from different countries and time periods. Learn some of the most common.
Written on November 29, 2011 at 3:28 pm, by Arch Enterprises
Where to sell gold jewelry scrap and sterling silver scrap pieces. Mary from Rochester, New York has silver and gold to sell and refine.