Sterling silver cross necklaces continue to rise in popularity. There have been many silver colored base metal cross necklaces made to compete with sterling silver cross necklaces and they do not sell as well as sterling silver cross necklaces. People want the great symbol of their faith to be made from an affordable precious metal. The base metals that look silver lack the natural brilliance and reflection of real sterling silver.
The sterling silver cross necklace is more popular than the white gold or yellow gold cross necklace because of two man factors. The first is that the silver cross necklace is more affordable than gold. The second reason for the popularity of the silver cross necklace over the gold cross necklace is that there are hundreds upon hundreds more choices of the silver cross necklace to choose from that a gold cross necklace.