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"Tibetan silver" from Hong Kong - is it all unsafe

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Purchased a couple of rings from sellers in Hong Kong (with reasonable / good feedback - not sure if that counts !). Afterwards I read that it can be toxic, & contains lead & sometimes arsenic. Are the rings unsafe to wear ? How do we know if they contain lead & arsenic or are all Tibetan silver rings unsafe to wear ? Please can someone advise. Many thanks
asked Aug 18, 2013 in Shopping by pance (50,970 points)

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If it contains substances like lead or arsenic you probably don't want it anywhere near your body.

I'm sure some Tibetan Silver rings are safe. However, there are no 100% certain tests outside of a laboratory setting. Try looking up 'toxic metal safety kit' on google.
answered Aug 18, 2013 by ccee (307,900 points)
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