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How can you tell if a Tiffany bracelet is real?

Last Updated: 30th April, 2021

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Authentic Tiffany jewelry will always be markedwith a fineness mark (aka “purity mark” and sometimesmistakenly called a “hallmark”). For sterling silverpieces the purity mark will be either “925” or“Sterling”, the latter being more common on vintagepieces. The content of the piece will be 92.5% silver.

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In respect to this, do all Tiffany bracelets have hallmarks?

Each and every piece of jewelry is stamped withthe Tiffany & Co. mark and the mark of the metal. Someexamples include Tiffany & Co. 925, or T & Co. 925.Some pieces may be marked with date of the trademark as well.Tiffany tag bracelets are made of .925 sterlingsilver.

Likewise, does Tiffany authenticate jewelry? Tiffany & Co. will notauthenticate your jewelry. If you are purchasing froma Tiffany Store, you can be 100% sure that itis real.

Besides, how can you identify real silver?

How To Tell If Something Is Real Silver

  1. Look for the "925" or "Sterling" Stamp. The markings forsterling silver can be stamped with the word “sterling”or with a number that denotes the purity of the silver, like“92.5”or “925”, for example.
  2. Acid Testing for Silver Purity.
  3. Polish It.
  4. Examine It.
  5. Let Gold Kings Look at It.

What is ag925?

Sterling silver is an alloy of silver containing 92.5%by mass of silver and 7.5% by mass of other metals, usually copper.The sterling silver standard has a minimum millesimal fineness of925.

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