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#1 Parent Silverboy - 2017-10-10
Re I'm Siverboy and I love Sterling Silver!

Well, it's heavy gauge 925 ( 92.5 per cent silver, 7.5 per cent copper alloy ) Sterling Silver, hence the higher price I guess.

Obviously the jeweler has their retail mark up. A bought a 70 cm sterling silver curb chain recently ( at the same place I;m gonna buy this from )
but it's a smaller diameter than the one in the picture. The girl I know there gave me a 25 per cent discount.

I also buy Seiko watches from another jeweler in the same shopping complex, I get 15 to 20 per cent discount.

As for being trendy, yep, in the West I agree not so trendy now, but they are still very popular with ex-pats in places like Pattaya
and Cebu in Philippines. Gold chains are more popular in Pattaya than silver however ( heaps of gold shops in Pattaya as the more wealthy Thai bar girls often buy gold
as an investment, smart women, hehe! )

Personally I would not wear expensive jewelry anywhere in Phillipines. Pattaya in Thailand is generally very safe however.
I agree, silver bullion is the way to go. I have thought about buying silver bullion from the Perth Mint here in Australia. I had a look at their website recently.

I'm gonna buy a 55 cm gold chain to go with my silver chains, I have not decided which one to get yet.

#2 Parent John O’Shei - 2017-10-10
Re I'm Siverboy and I love Sterling Silver!

The last time those were trendy, I’m sure that they were less than half that price. But [] it, you do you, lol.

Buying silver bullion though, that might work out pretty damn good these days. Especially if you’re too chicken to [] with the crypto shit...

Silverboy - 2017-10-10
I'm Siverboy and I love Sterling Silver!

I 'm gonna get me one of these: 55 cm Strling Silver flat concave curb chain:

424 AUD, but what the fuck, you only live once!

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