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We need to deliberate upon two diverse aspects while choosing a mens silver necklace.

  1. Pros and Cons of the metal Silver.
  2. Designs and Features of the necklace itself such as total metal weight, length and width of the necklace, type of clasp etc.

However, before delving into the above two aspects let us first understand in brief what is Sterling Silver.

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925 Sterling Silver Mens Biker Rocker Punk Necklace Sterling Silver FLAT BYZANTINE Chain Necklace

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What is Sterling Silver?

Pure silver is very soft and jewelry articles like a mens silver necklace made of pure silver would not retain their shapes. A small quantity of another metal is mixed with pure silver to lend it the desired hardness. Experience has shown copper to be the best choice for improving the hardness and durability of the alloy without affecting its color or luster. The alloy so obtained is called sterling silver.

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Jewelry in the United States can bear silver markings or be described as silver, solid silver, sterling silver, sterling, or with the abbreviation Ster only if it contains at least 92.5 percent pure silver.

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Essentially, the term ‘sterling silver’ implies that the silver jewelry contains an alloy (mixture) of about 92.5% silver, and 7.5% copper.

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Another type of sterling silver known as Argentium sterling silver replaces a little of that 7.5% copper with germanium. It is a highly tarnish resistant sterling silver that will keep its shine for years without any polishing. It is also highly resistant to firescale.

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Let us now move back to the aforesaid two aspects:

Advantages of using the silver as a medium for crafting our mens silver necklace:

  • The primary advantage of silver lies in its cost. Despite being a celebrated precious metal since centuries and carrying a lot of prestige, silver is a less expensive metal vis-a-vis gold and platinum. Usually, buying a mens silver necklace will not burn a hole in your pocket.

    Silver is both an economical as well as an attractive alternative for fashioning jewelry. Furthermore, with the advent of the craze for white gold, many jewelry lovers have migrated to silver for its lower cost & identical beauty.
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  • Silver is a lightweight, cool and comfortable metal. A mens silver necklace will nestle snugly against your neck giving you a pleasant sensation.
  • Sterling silver looks flawlessly sparkly and white. The neutral white color is particularly suitable for a masculine piece of jewelry like a mens silver necklace.
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  • White is also a universal color and a mens silver necklace will go well with all your outfits, be it of any color. It will also be appropriate for any type of occasion, be it formal or casual.
  • A Mens Silver Necklace looks great on any kind of skin, be it fair or dark.
  • Silver is very malleable, supple and pliant. It also has a low melting point. This makes it easy to work with. As such artists and artisans love to craft jewelry out of silver. Silver jewelry can be solid looking or can have intricate cut out designs. The range and diversity is unparalleled in any other jewelry form. Result : You have an extraordinarily vast range to choose from, be it the current fashion trend or more traditional designs.
  • Silver is a sturdy and durable metal. As such silver jewelry is also sturdy and durable and last for many generations. Antique silver jewelry can have more antique than intrinsic value
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Disadvantage of Silver:

  • The only disadvantage that comes to mind is that silver has a tendency to lose some of its sparkle and become somewhat darker with passage of time. Though pure silver is impervious to tarnish and does not react with air or moisture, it might react with hydrogen sulphide or sulphur in ambient air causing it to tarnish. Moreover the copper content readily reacts with air causing a layer of tarnish on its surface.
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The natural and unavoidable change in surface texture resulting from normal use is preferred by many over the polished finish. It is referred to as patina which can give sterling silver an antique look.

Moreover, with proper regular care and certain precautions, a mens silver necklace will retain its original luster and last you a lifetime.


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