#25 Jun 12, 2013
Have a read on this blog post:
It details how some 'pure' metals can still be allergic and containing other metals!
#26 Jun 21, 2013
i worn silver before in high school and never had a problem now recently ive tried wearing some old chains, and some new ones and my necks breaking up.......does that make sense? did i just developed an allergy
#27 May 13, 2015
WRONG. Pure silver is about 99% pure. Sterling silver is 92% pure, the other 8% is made up of alloy metals, possibly containing nickel depending on the grade of sterling silver. Allergies to sterling silver are typically due to the nickel & alloy metals present in that 8%, but are very rare. I have a nickel allergy but can where sterling silver with no issues.
#28 May 13, 2015
Sorry. I meant to say fine silver is 99.9% pure*
#29 Jun 3, 2015
I just got some sterling silver earrings and worn them for three days now my ear is sore. Does this mean I'm allergic to them? As a kid I could only wear gold but I thought I had grown out of that.
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