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Although the silver market tends to fluctuate, current silver prices are still excellent as ever. If you are planning to sell sterling silver, it is pertinent that you deal with a reputable buyer to get the most money from your items. At Global Gold and Silver, we have achieved a reputation for not only offering top dollar for sterling silver but treating customers fairly as well.

What is Sterling Silver?

Vintage-sterling-silver-Coffee-Tea-setSilver and sterling silver are two terms that are usually used interchangeably. However, they do not always mean the same thing. Sterling silver is created when copper is blended with pure silver to form an alloy that is less soft and more durable. In most cases, the purity rate of sterling silver is 92.5% . The remaining percentage usually consists of zinc or nickel. Sterling silver is much more common than pure silver, they are used to make:

Pure silver (aka fine silver), on the other hand, has 99.9% silver content. Because of its high purity, the metal is too soft to be used in jewelry making. While sterling silver possesses greater durability, the other metals in the alloy make it more vulnerable to tarnishing.

How to Identify Genuine Sterling Silver

Not sure if you own real or fake sterling silver jewelry? Try out this simple tests:


Why Sell Sterling Silver to Global Gold and Silver?

Sterling-Silver-ScrapThrough Global Gold and Silver, you will be able to get the best possible deals when selling sterling silver in NYC. When you work with us, you can always expect to enjoy a pleasant experience with our seasoned NYC sterling silver buyers. You are most welcomed to tap onto the expertise of our in-house silver appraisers and certified technicians. Our team can conduct detailed assessments of the value of our clients' sterling silver.

Since our inception, we have our reputation as a trusted provider for the purchase and sale of sterling silver. Global Gold and Silver is A+ rated by BBB and has been in the business for more than 10 years. Our team comprises of silver experts who can provide stellar consultation and evaluation solutions as well as guaranteeing a transparent service at all times.


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