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Sterling Silver Ankh Cross Pendant Necklace with Rolo Chain, 18"
|Price:||$33.63 & FREE Shipping on orders over $49. FREE Returns. Details|
- Polished sterling silver necklace featuring cross pendant with top loop
- Rolo chain with spring-ring clasp
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Sterling Silver History
Experts believe that silver alloy, used today as sterling silver, originated in continental Europe in the 12th century. Pure silver was found to be a soft and easily damageable material. When combined with other metals, most commonly cooper, it produced a tougher material that could be heavily relied on. Throughout the next few centuries, sterling silver was used as currency and for household items. It was often used as silverware and became the material used in a proper table setting between 1840 and 1940 throughout the United States and Europe. Because of this popularity, silver companies began to grow. During this craze, companies began to experiment using sterling silver compositions in jewelry, as it was a material that was easy to mold into intricate designs and gave a luxurious look with its metallic finish. Today, sterling silver is widely used in all kinds of jewelry styles and shines as beautifully as other precious metals, with the benefit of affordable pricing.
Sterling Silver Composition
While pure silver can be combined with many different types of metals, sterling silver is created when combining pure silver with copper. Sterling silver jewelry can be composed with different amounts of copper but is most often seen with the .925 stamp, meaning that the composition is of 92.5 percent silver and 7.5 percent copper. This has been found to be a good combination for maintaining the silver's durability without harming its sparkle.
Caring for Your Sterling Silver Jewelry
Silver should not come into contact with harsh household chemicals such as bleach, ammonia, or chlorine. To avoid scratches, store silver in a lined jewelry box or pouch, as it is prone to tarnish as it naturally reacts with sulfur or hydrogen sulfide in the air. Cleaning and wearing silver jewelry regularly will prevent this and help maintain its shine. Immediately upon noticing any discoloration, use a gentle polish made specifically for removing tarnish.
- Product Dimensions: 4.7 x 3.1 x 1 inches
- Shipping Weight: 1.4 ounces (View shipping rates and policies)
- ASIN: B0028K3CSM
- Item model number: C900651S-P.AZ
- Date first available at Amazon.com: August 6, 2009
- Domestic Shipping: This item is also available for shipping to select countries outside the U.S.
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|Brand, Seller, or Collection Name||Amazon Collection|
|Total metal weight||4.818 Grams|
|Metal Weight||4.818 Grams|
|Package||Regal Blue Sueded-Cloth Pouch|
Top Customer Reviews
It is a tad large & my preference would have been slightly smaller with a longer, heavier chain with nicer clasp.
But -- it is well made & balanced in its design.
Only 4 stars because I cannot actually read the back -- the logo signature or numerical symbol for silver? Who knows!
be plastic but its the real thing. The description is correct on the size, but I
just didn't like it so I did return it.
Most Recent Customer Reviews
A solid piece of silver - beautiful, though I needed to get a thicker silver chain to go with it.Published 6 months ago by Sara E. Floodman
I only wore the necklace for a week and the chain broke. I was able to find the charm but I hate having to spend more money for another chain.Published 19 months ago by Karen L. King
It seemed beautiful but I will never get to wear it because the way it was packaged, the chain came tangled and it's hard to loose it because the chain is so tiny :(Published 19 months ago by Christina Thomas