Silver in the News

The Best Flatware
This formal set of flatware looks like sterling silver but it’s actually made from stainless steel. Don’t let its elegant looks deceive you—it’s still durable enough for everyday use. continued..
10 places to sell grandma’s silverware and serving pieces
CashforSilverUSA paid $710 for this sterling flatware set: A CashforSilverUSA customer got $300 for this set of silver coins: And look at this collection of Kennedy half dollars CashforSilverUSA ... continued..
SJ Auctioneers' Online-Only Auction May 26Th Will Feature Toys, Silver, Jewelry, Decor, Collectibles
Because of their beauty and valuable high silver content, sterling flatware sets should finish in the sale's list of top achievers. These include two Tiffany & Co. sets in the King Sterling pattern, ... continued..
FRANK WHITING CHAMPLAIN PATTERN STERLING FLATWARE SET
Frank M. Whiting Champlain Pattern Sterling Silver Flatware Set. Comprising 12 place knives, 12 butter spreaders, 12 place forks, 12 salad forks, 12 bouillon spoons, 12 teaspoons, 3 tablespoons. (75 ... continued..
GORHAM ENGLISH GADROON PATTERN STERLING FLATWARE SET
Gorham English Gadroon Pattern Sterling Silver Flatware Set. Comprising 10 place knives, 10 butter knives, 10 place forks, 10 salad forks, 10 bouillon spoons, 10 teaspoons; 'J' monograms throughout. continued..
Miss Manners: I’m upset that my guests didn’t eat the dessert I served
(Please send your questions to Miss Manners at her website, www.missmanners.com; to her email, dearmissmanners@gmail.com; or through postal mail to Miss Manners, Andrews McMeel Syndication, 1130 ... continued..
How to Clean Silver Flatware, Jewelry, and Heirloom Pieces
We’ve compiled expert hacks for dealing with everything from discoloration on household items to silver-plated flatware to sterling silver jewelry with gemstones. Plus, the best ways to store ... continued..
Miss Manners: I’m bothered by a fellow guest not touching their dessert
Letter writer is bothered by a fellow guest at a dinner party don’t touching the dessert. Dear Miss Manners: I was at a friend’s for dinner. There were seven of us all together, and the host and ... continued..
What’s 925 sterling silver and how to tell if it’s real
This combination of metals creates a stronger material that is suitable for making jewellery, flatware, and other decorative items. Sterling silver is used to make jewellery. Picture: Maksgelatin ... continued..
Miss Manners: What’s the polite way to decline dessert?
GENTLE READER: Trust Miss Manners, the untouched pie and truffles did not go to waste. Whoever did the dishes had a nice midnight snack in the kitchen after the guests had left. continued..
Miss Manners: If you’re not going to eat dessert, shouldn’t you tell your host so the food isn’t wasted?
I was at a friend’s for dinner. There were seven of us all together, and the host and hostess are quite formal. A little background to set the mood: We sat outside by the pool, and the table was set ... continued..
Miss Manners: Should you tell host you don’t want dessert, or just not eat what’s served?
A little background to set the mood: We sat outside by the pool, and the table was set with starched linens, lovely china, crystal and sterling silver flatware, along with beautiful candles and ... continued..

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