What is Argentium silver?
Traditional sterling silver is usually 92.5% silver and 7.5% copper (hence the . 925 designation for sterling silver). Argentium is 93.5% silver, 5.5% copper and 1% germanium. Argentium silver is purer than Sterling (935 or 960). Argentium Sterling tarnishes less/more slowly than fine silver. whiter color, antibacterial and hypoallergenic properties and a firestain-free surface. All of these benefits make Argentium Silver better for the end wearer and gentler on the environment, as less chemicals are used in production. Argentium Silver is stronger and more durable than traditional sterling, making it more resistant.