Silverware and Flatware FAQs Understand Silverware and Flatware through these common questions. — Do you have to Wash New Silverware? — Does Stainless Steel Silverware Tarnish? — How can you tell if Silverware is Pure Silver? — How do I keep my Stainless Steel Silverware from Rusting? — How Often should you Replace Silverware? — Is Silverware Real Silver? — Is there any Silverware made in the USA? — What does the 18/10 mean on Silverware? — What is the Difference between Flatware and Silverware? — Why do I get Rust Spots on my Silverware?