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How to look after your Hand Engraved Sterling Silver Jewellery

How to look after your Hand Engraved Sterling Silver Jewellery

Why will Sterling Silver tarnish ? Sterling silver is also known as 925 silver, this is because it contains 92.5% solid silver purity, the other 7.5% is made up of other alloys which are added to make the silver harder as pure silver is too soft to work with, the other alloys can be made up of zinc, copper or nickel. 925 Sterling Silver will always tarnish over time.  The reaction to the air,  fingerprint marks, cosmetics, detergents or even our sweat can cause blackening or yellowing of the silver.  There is no need to panic this can easily be remedied. Sterling silver...

How we Hand Engrave Sterling Silver Jewellery

How we Hand Engrave Sterling Silver Jewellery

Here at Personalised Silver we specialise in Traditional Hand Engraving. A lot of people do not actually know what is involved in Hand Engraving and think that the process is actually done by a machine or a hand held dremell like tool. Actually Hand Engraving is a lot more involved than this and requires many years of training to become accomplished in the skill. What is Hand Engraving ? Every part of the process of engraving your jewellery item is done by Hand. Firstly the engraver will mark out the outline of what he would like to engrave. By outlining...

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