Buy Mexican silver like a pro with these shopping tricks.

Posted by Fodor's Editors on March 23, 2011 at 1:00:00 AM EDT | Post a Comment

Real silver is weightier and is marked ".925" (indicating a silver content of at least 92.5%) for sterling and ".950" (at least 95% silver content) for finer pieces. When size permits, the manufacturer’s name and the word "Mexico" should also appear.

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