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What does 925 silver plating mean?

08.06.2021

What does 925 silver plating mean?

 
  • What does 925 silver plating mean?

  • Can 925 silver plating be said to be 925 pure silver?

  • Is silver plating harmful to the human body?

 
 
Now there are many materials for making jewelry in the jewelry market, not only jade, but also gold and silver. At the same time, there is a 925 silver gold plating. Some people don't know what 925 silver gold plating means. In addition, what is the relationship between 925 silver gold plating and 925 pure silver? Can it be said to be 925 sterling silver?
 

1. What does 925 silver plating mean?

 

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Silver gold plating literally means that a layer of gold is plated on the silver decoration materials, mainly because 925 silver is very easy to oxidize, so it needs to be plated with gold for protection. This method also greatly improves the brightness of the appearance, but the price of 925 silver gold plating will be higher than that of 925 pure silver.
However, we should separate the concepts of "gold plating" and "gold coating". Generally speaking, the coating thickness of good gold-plated jewelry is 10 μ M-25 μ m, and the coating thickness of general gold-plated jewelry is 2 μ M-3 μ M. if the coating thickness is less than 0.18 μ m, it can not be called "gold plating" but "gold coating". It belongs to cheap jewelry technology.
So what is the connection between 925 silver gold plating and 925 sterling silver, that is, the difference between the predecessor and future generations? 925 silver gold plating is like 925 Sterling Silver wearing a dress.
 

2. Can 925 silver plating be said to be 925 pure silver?

 

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Of course, 925 silver gold plating can not be said to be 925 pure silver. After all, 925 silver gold plating is an ornament plated with a layer of gold, and the price of 925 silver gold plating is much more expensive than that of 925 pure silver.
 

3. Is 925 silver gold plating harmful to the human body?

 

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925 silver is easily oxidized, so it is plated with gold for protection. This method is recognized by the state. Therefore, do you say 925 silver gold plating is harmful to the human body? In fact, it has no impact on the human body. In addition, the current gold plating process has been very mature. If you are worried about the volatilization of some heavy metal ions in the plating process, resulting in chronic heavy metal poisoning, the probability of this event is very small.
08.06.2021