Metals Notes

There’s Silver in That?

By: Lisa Murray-Roselli

Silver is a remarkable precious metal. It is used in a vast array of products and new applications are being discovered every year. Its beauty and durability make it an obvious choice for jewelry, table settings, and decorative items, but its conductivity, malleability, superior reflective, antibacterial, antifungal, and non-toxic qualities make it a valuable material for many industries. In fact, 50% of all silver is used for industrial purposes—some are well-known while others could hardly be imagined. Read more