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This necklace is made with fine silver, turquoise, aventurine, and ebony, on an 18 in. handmade fine silver chain. ID #229
What is fine silver? Fine silver is 99.9% pure silver. In this form the metal is beautiful and suffers from minimal tarnish, but it's generally too soft and malleable for many uses, including making most jewellery. Instead fine silver is alloyed with copper to create sterling silver, which is 92.5% pure silver and 7.5% copper.