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  1. A pound coin (£) originally weighed one troy pound of sterling silver, giving the currency the name "pound sterling".

  2. Sterling Silver isn't pure silver. It's alloyed with copper to make it harder.

  3. The Vince Lombardi Trophy is given each year to the winning team of the Super Bowl. It is made of sterling silver and worth more than $25,000.

  4. Most saxophones are made of brass but in some cases they are also made of precious metals such as sterling silver, copper, or bronze.

  5. Actor Sterling Hayden (Ripper in Dr. Strangelove and Capt. McCluskey in The Godfather) was an officer in the Marines and an OSS operative during World War II. He received a Silver Star, an Arrowhead, and a commendation from Yugoslavia's President. He left active duty as a Captain.

  6. Sterling Hayden, who played Gen Jack Ripper in Dr Strangelove, spent WWII supplying Yugoslav partisans on behalf of the Allies. He received a Silver Star from the US and a commendation from Marshall Tito for his service.

  7. Not all Sterling Silver is Nickel Free and apparently neither is Stainless Steel (for those super allergic to metal)

  8. The Vince Lombardi Trophy is seven pounds of sterling silver, is made in New Jersey with silver from Italy and handcrafted by jewelry icon, Tiffanys.

  9. Tiffany & Co. sells sterling silver replicas of everyday objects, including a $1,000 soup can and a $9,000 ball of yarn

  10. Tiffany & Co created a collection of 'Ordinary Objects' all made of sterling silver. The products range anywhere from $500 for a Silver clothes pin to $250,000 for a Silver greenhouse.

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A pound coin (£) originally weighed one troy pound of sterling silver, giving the currency the name "pound sterling".

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Tiffany and Co. have a range of high value 'everyday objects' including a A$905 Sterling Silver clothes peg.

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If an Olympic gold medal was solid gold the material value would be around $76,000. The actual worth of the metal, being mostly sterling silver, is about $366.

GIVEAWAY] My mom is closing her 925 Sterling Silver Jewelry Store and decided to give everything that is left in there for free (just cover shipping cost). Please don't take more than 15 pieces to let everyone get a chance to get some! Enjoy!

[GIVEAWAY!] My mom is closing her 925 Sterling Silver jewelry store and decided to give everything that is left in there for free (just cover shipping cost). Please don't take more than 15 pieces to let everyone get a chance to get some! Enjoy!

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