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What is Argentium Silver?

argentium silverArgentium silver is a type of sterling silver jewelry with a distinct physical makeup and, as a result, it possesses a number of qualities that set it apart. Pure silver is too soft for jewelry and, like traditional .925 sterling silver, argentium silver is an alloy containing 92.5% silver, which makes it more practical for use in rings and other adornments. Traditional sterling silver contains copper, but argentium replaces some of that copper with a substance called germanium. This difference in composition gives argentum silver several unique and beneficial attributes that make it well-suited for jewelry:

argentium silver wedding bandSeveral wedding rings in Apples of Gold’s collection are crafted from argentium silver, including:

The durability and enduring shine of argentium silver make it an ideal medium for jewelry that’s meant to last. Silver wedding bands made of this metal will continue to shine anniversary after anniversary.