Websites with Information about Working with Argentium Silver

Working with Argentium is different to working with traditional Sterling. We STRONGLY advise a little study to learn more about this amazing silver alloy.  In particular, please view the video about Argentium Techniques - Quenching Argentium,

VIDEOS with information about  Argentium to get you started.



Argentium Techniques - Quenching Argentium.  Run time: 1.40


A little add-on to the video above.
Rhona Coryell – Quenching Tip for Argentium  Run time: .59


Fusing Argentium.   Run time: 3.19


Kernowcraft Rocks & Gems Ltd
When and how to Use a Thermal Barrier when Fusing Argentium.   Run time: 1.57


After Making something


Heat Precipitation Hardening of Argentium Silver.  Run time: 1.25


General Info -
Argentium – The Finest Silver..  Run time: 3.36


Below are a few WEB PAGES we've found that are very informative -

Topics -
7+ Expert Tips for Making Jewellery with Argentium Sterling Silver Wire

  1. When You Anneal,

  2. Make Granules,

  3. Fuse It,

  4. Multiple Operations,

  5. Polishing,

  6. Hardening Is a Good Idea,

  7. In the Pickle,

Argentium Troubleshooting Tips,

Learn More About Using This Silver (Links to sites with more info)


Topics -

Annealing, Quenching, Hardening, Pickling, Soldering, Fusing, Granulation, Combining with Gold, Balling Wire, Setting stones, Enamelling, Etching, Reticulation, Finishing and Tarnish Resistance, Antiquing & Patinas, Hallmarking & Trademarks, Reclaiming scrap, Which Metal Is Which? FAQ: Germanium


Topics -

What is special about Argentium.

Firescale in Sterling explained.

How to tell if a piece of metal is Sterling or Argentium.

Important things to know about Argentium Silver.


Argentium is the silver that Sterling wanted to be.


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P.S. If you find a page or video that is particularly good and could be of use to others, please let us know.  We could add it here.