8 interesting facts you probably didn’t know about Silver
If you love jewelry, some of your favorite pieces are probably silver —sliver looks great on almost every skin tone and seems to shine as it rests on your wrist or neck or dangles from your ears. The right piece of silver jewelry as an accessory can help make you feel stunning and confident. At Sissy’s we share your love for silver, but we bet you didn’t know these interesting tidbits about silver, and why it’s so special.
1) Silver’s been around for centuries
Silver is one of the best-known metals and was found to be separated from lead by civilizations as early as 3000 BC. Its uses are mentioned as far back as the Bible in the book of Genesis.
2) Silver in its many forms
Countries have found numerous ways to get the most out of silver. Throughout history, silver has been used in coin making, jewelry, adornments, mirrors and photo-optics, musical instruments, dentistry and medications, photography and more.
3) Silver and its benefits
Although used most often to create jewelry, silver is the best electric and thermal conductor of all the elements. It sounds like this element can electrify more than just your style!
4) It’s known to bring good vibes
Silver jewelry was often associated with special powers by ancient civilizations; they believed it brought healing powers, good fortune and warded off evil spirits!
5) Silver can make it rain
In a process called “seeding,” silver Iodide is dropped onto clouds and brings rain to dry regions in times of drought. No wonder wearing it gives us such an empowering feeling!
6) Silver reflects your natural beauty — literally
Silver is more reflective than any other metal. Mirrors are coated with silver because of its high-quality reflectivity. Besides vanity uses, mirrors are important components in telescopes, microscopes, and solar panels. Silver doesn’t just enhance our style, it shows us how beautiful we already are!
7) Silver will scare the ghosts away!
Many believe that silver is associated with the ability to keep you safe from paranormal activity. Some also argue that silver brings about positive energy to rid you of evil spirits. Sissy’s can hook you up this month!
8) Silver and its connection to NASA
Silver provides astronauts with pure drinking water. After testing 23 methods of purifying water, NASA chose silver as the purifying agent on the first Space Shuttle program.
We’re so excited to share this wonderful month of silver with you! Come in and check out these eye-catching pieces as we answer all of your silver questions. Now that you know some interesting facts about silver, it’s time to find the perfect piece for you or a loved one! Join us this month as we celebrate sliver at Sissy’s Log Cabin.