Backing up David, I refer to the Australian standard AS 2140-2008
"Jewellery - Fineness of precious metal alloys".
A silver alloy can be stamped 800, 835, 925 or 999 to be considered
Names like “Sterling” or “Britannia silver”, aren’t included in this
standard, as its prime focus is on precious metal content.
I see a few transitional teething problems, but there are a lot of
advantages within the scope of the document.
Due to this transitional time, it would be prudent to advertise your
silver with its precious metal content, and its international
Regards Charles A.
P.S. David, I’ll be selling catalogs next Friday.