What causes sterling silver jewelry to turn black?

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Camylle Eichmann asked a question: What causes sterling silver jewelry to turn black?
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Date created: Fri, Mar 5, 2021 9:35 AM
Date updated: Wed, Jun 29, 2022 9:57 PM

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  • Sterling silver is 7.5 percent copper, when it comes in contact with your skin, a chemical reaction occurs that causes the green color. This reaction happens more commonly with sterling silver than with gold. And why my sterling silver will turn black ? Sterling silver jewelry become darkens due to a reaction with gases in the air.

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