Zinc alloy, in the world of jewelry, is one of the most popular jewelry making materials. Also referred to as Tibetan Silver, it is an alloy of several elements. The main forms of zinc alloys are brass; a zinc alloy made of copper and zinc, and nickel silver that’s made of zinc and nickel-copper. Of these two zinc alloys, brass is the most common in the jewelers’ world given its non-allergenic design, as well as its high degree of corrosion resistance.« Back to Glossary Index
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