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Create a look that's fashionable and contemporary all in one! Crafted in polished sterling silver and 18K yellow gold, this necklace features your choice of a braided brown or black leatherette strap with one round charm accent. The necklace measures 16"L or 18"L x 3/8"W and contains a barrel insert clasp. Ideal to wear with a variety of clothes and other jewelry pieces.
Complete the look with the matching bracelet 125412.
Made in Indonesia.
Artisan Silver by Samuel B. Includes a polish cloth, microfiber pouch and one year limited vendor warranty.
Sterling silver, also called fine silver, is a beautifully lustrous cool-toned precious metal favored in fine jewelry among other products. The most reflective of all metals (excluding mercury), sterling silver looks stunning by itself and brings out the best hues in an array of colorful gemstones.
Sterling silver can be polished to a higher sheen than platinum. In fact, Ag, the chemical symbol for silver, comes from a word that means “white and shining.” The surface of silver can boast that shiny, polished appearance, or can be brushed, satin, matte, sandblasted, antiqued or oxidized (chemically blackened).
In order to be called sterling silver, a metal must be made up of a minimum of 92.5% pure silver and 7.5% alloy (meaning other metals), including but not limited to copper and nickel. The alloy is added to pure silver to make the metal more durable, tougher and harder. Sterling silver is designated a fineness of “925.” Pieces with sterling silver may be marked “sterling.”
Finishes on Sterling Silver
Finishing, or plating, is a common treatment with sterling silver. Popular types of plating are rhodium plating, gold plating and anti-tarnish plating. Plating is used to extend the life and sheen of the jewelry. After sizing or buffing a piece of jewelry with a machine, it must be re-plated to restore the finish.
Caring for Sterling Silver
Sterling silver becomes tarnished as the result of a natural chemical process that occurs when sterling silver is exposed to chemicals in the air, rubber, wool and latex. Humidity also plays a role in accelerating tarnishing. It's easy to keep your sterling silver sparkling, though, by taking a few steps to prevent tarnish and other wear and tear.
About the Collection:
Artisan Silver by renowned designer Samuel Behnam is comprised of designs inspired by nature, history and art from around the world. Many designs feature lavishly detailed hand-engraving, carvings and settings, and glow with 18K gold accents, quality gemstones and diamonds.
After Samuel creates the designs for each piece, they are crafted by trained jewelry artisans in Bali, India, Hong Kong and Thailand. Each item is a unique heirloom to be treasured and worn as a work of art. Create your own unique look with the timeless presence of designer sterling silver jewelry.
About Guest Karen Peltier
Karen Peltier, a close friend and colleague of Samuel B, has been in the jewelry industry for more than 15 years. Holding various positions from buyer to host, Karen has sourced gemstones, unique designs and interesting jewelry from around the world.
Karen now works with Samuel B. as a brand ambassador, assisting him with product development and assuming the duty of on-air guest at ShopNBC. While Samuel focuses on designing new pieces and travelling the world in search of new inspiration, Karen shares the stories behind Samuel's designs, and gathers valuable feedback that shapes future designs.
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