Gold was one of the first metals to be discover, and they were used as sheets and wires, and were made into jewelry.
Copper, along with gold, was the first metal to be discovered. People used copper to make weapons and tools.
Lead sulfide was used to make eye paint by the ancient Egyptians.
Silver was used to make ornaments, jewelry and was also a symbol of wealth.
Iron was used for ornaments, beads and weapons.