Can sterling silver be engraved?

Can sterling silver be engraved?

Engraving silver jewelry is one of the oldest arts. The majority of our sterling jewelry can be engraved with monograms, initials, or a short custom message. Silver Gallery provides a wide selection of personalized silver jewelry for many gift-giving occasions.

Can you hand engrave sterling silver?

Eric Margry can Personalize your jewelry and gifts by Hand Engraving any item that is sterling silver, gold, pewter or copper. Hand Engraving preserves your message on a gift for literally hundreds of years. It is the most lasting way to personalize anything made of precious metal.

How much does it cost to engrave sterling silver?

Engraving Prices and Discounts

Item Description Regular Price
Single 4 or 5 pc place setting $34.95 per set
Four or more Place Settings (Turnaround time of 2-3 weeks for complete sets) $22.50 per place setting
Eight or more Place Settings (Turnaround time of 2-3 weeks for complete sets) $15.00 per place setting
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Is Silver hard to engrave?

Silver items are the hardest to see the engraving because of the highly reflective nature of silver or chrome metals. Also, the harder the metal, the less depth to the engraving, thus less contrast. Gold surfaces show the engraving best.

How do you etch silver?

925 sterling silver can be etched using a ferric nitrate solution or nitric acid. Both these etchants are more dangerous to use than ferric chloride. Aluminum etchants include hydrofluoric acid, Kellers etch, and homemade solutions made with copper sulfate and sodium bisulfate.

How long does it take to get something engraved?

It can take as little as a couple of hours or less but more complicated pieces or engravings can take longer. However, speak to your jeweler for a more accurate time frame, but Quick Jewelry Repairs have a turn around of one business day regardless of complicated jewelry.

How much does it cost per letter for engraving?


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one word, letter, or initial(s) $10 (per item)
designs $3 – $12
single line logo $6
color fill engraving gavoxide $6
color fill engraved logo $9