Silver is a precious metal used in industry, medicine and jewelry. Coins, jewelry, boxes, tableware – small part of silver jewelry. All jewelry made from silver, put sample. The cost of the products also depends on samples of the noble metal. The most valuable of 84-th (old), followed by 875, 925 and 960, on the 800 and 830 of the sample. The highest is 999, the price of which is always negotiable. Products of this sample at a cost often bypass jewelry.

That means the sample

Since silver by itself is very malleable and soft metal, it will always add to the impurities of other metals. It could be zinc, cadmium, Nickel, aluminum. But most often it is copper, the introduction of which silver becomes resistant to external influences. If the overabundance of copper, silver becomes yellow and is used for making table decorations and table appointments. For example, the 800 sample means the silver content of not less than 83%, the rest – impurities of copper.

875 sample – not less than 87.5% of the silver. Silver this sample is used in jewelry and in industry. Silver alloy higher 960 samples contains 96% silver and is used to make fine filigree jewelry.

The cost of 1 gram silver

Daily the Central Bank of Russia at 15.00 Moscow time) sets accounting prices for precious metals. This data is used for accounting in credit institutions on the next day after establishment. Account rates for transactions of purchase and sale are not used.

To estimate the cost of 1 gram of silver 925 and 960 samples, need today the valuation price multiplied by the coefficients with 0.925 and 0.96, respectively. For transactions of purchase and sale on the domestic market, apply the market price that takes into account the level of risk of the Central Bank of Russia and the world market situation. For example, the cost of 1 gram of raw 999 silver in April 2011 had a maximum level of 42 rubles in March 2014 the maximum price was 21.46 ruble.

Price of 1 gram of silver in jewelry can vary in the range from 40 to 100 rubles. Also the price depends on the size of the product, of its kind, the applied technology of manufacture, and the fame of the manufacturer.

Buying scrap 925 silver at pawnshops is 25 rubles per gram.