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Silver2237 of 3002Sterling F & B, Deco, and Duchin Creations, 1940's925 SILVER NAPKIN RINGS WITH STONES  PLEASE HELP ME ID A MAKER AND TIME PERIOD
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    Posted 9 years ago

    kylesword413
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    Unfortunately, there are no marks that will help in identification.

    I can tell it is tarnished, which makes me believe it is either Solid Silver, or Silver-Plated, or possibly an alloy with Silver in it.

    The entire piece is very slightly magnetic; when put close to a rare-earth magnet (from a computer hard-drive), it wants to stick to it, but will easily slide off. (This magnet is VERY strong, which makes me think the candleholder could still be silver).

    Furthermore, when I hit the metal to test for sound, it has that distinctive silver-toned ring to it that sustains for 4-5 seconds.

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