They say life is not a linear journey—it’s a road that twists and turns, leading you down paths both planned and unexpected. Our sterling silver Handmade Wire Collection is a gathering of beautiful sterling silver and gold-filled jewelry pieces that, like life, often take a different path. Created by fine craftsmen, mostly from the USA, our wire series will lighten you in both appearance and spirit. Timeless wire ring designs, like the infinity double love knot; single love knot; polished, scrolled, and hammered bands; squiggle, single heart and dangle heart—all available in both sterling silver and gold-filled. New wire designs like the bypass, coil, slipknot, slide, stacks, and moon rings. Fresh wire infinity double love knot designs with genuine stone dangles. SO many choices! And our handmade wire earring collection is light, lovely, and modern—truly a centerpiece of Plum Island Silver. Such an array of sterling and gold-filled earrings, some styles a combination of both metals just to keep you humming. The choices seem endless. We have silver wire dangles, streamers, threaders, spirals, swirls, loops, and plain and fancy hoops. There is also a nice offering of detailed handmade earrings featuring spectacular birds and flowers. And to complete the collection, we offer you sterling silver and gold-filled handmade wire bracelet designs. This charming array of lightweight cuff and bangles styles call for simplicity and elegance. And, to top it all off, we feature handmade wire love knot cuff bracelets in both silver and gold-filled. Exquisite!
A healthy bit of information about sterling silver from our in-house geology expert: Silver is composed of 92.5% silver alloyed with copper to strengthen it. It has one of the highest levels of reflectivity of any metal, giving it unmatched brilliance and making it perfect for jewelry designs. In the past, silver has been relatively abundant and easy to extract from ore, making it relatively affordable for jewelry lovers. At various times in history, silver was even more valued than gold and had a mystical allure to it, often being associated with celestial phases and lunar goddesses. Hallmarking of silver places a stamped mark on the silver to identify its origin and purity. Today, silver jewelry is more popular than ever. Unlike other more expensive precious metals like gold or platinum, silver jewelry can appeal and be affordable to a wider audience. From youthful and trendy designs to the more stately and classic, jewelry made in sterling silver is here to stay.