Well, they must've put some kind of lacquer over the silver floral
pattern, and it has yellowed......same with various vases, boxes
Sounds like they are silver plated over brass and the plating hasworn off.
Jerry in Kodiak
Sounds like they are silver plated over brass and the plating has
Could be, fine silver will yellow over time also. CIA
I actually did a test on a small item : it's all copper, and therewas a thin layer of sterling coated with a varnish (which yellowed).Conclusion : don't buy the copper AND silver stuff. Too high maintainance ! But the copper stuff is lovely.