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What should you know about silver?

Silver is a soft metal, it's easily bent and shaped. You might find silver in the color white. Also, silver is a very good conductor if heat and electricity. This element is also is soluble In silver salts. It can be lethal in concentrations and can also be absorbed into the skin. The reactivity of this element I'd very low. It doesn't react with O2 or H2 in normal temperatures. This element has 11 isotopes. It also has 31 common compounds.

Where is silver found? Silver is found in crystals. It is also mined in 56 countries, but the biggest mining spots are in Canada, Peru, Mexico, china, and the biggest U.S. Mining spot, Nevada.

Silver has several different ways it is used. We use silver in photography, jewelry, electronics, and mirrors.

Although there are many wonderful things about silver, their is some safety information.

Safety information:

If over exposer to silver it could cause kidney, eye, lung, liver, anemia, and brain damage.

Eye contact: Can cause severe cornel damage.

Liquid or vapor exposure: May irritate skin, eyes, throat, and lungs.

Ingestion hazards:

Moderately toxic. May cause stomached pain, nausea, vomiting, diarrhea, and narcosis.

What does silver look like?

Why you should buy silver

Silver is good for many different uses such as electronics and photography, but the best use is jewelry. This element also has several different elements that can be used to make different things. Also the white color of silver helps to make the jewelry looks shiny and very elegant.

Their are many different reasons you should choose silver for all your jewelry. One reason is that the white color of the silver helps make all of your silver jewelry shine. Most silver jewelry is made up of sterling silver, which is made up of 92.5% silver and 7.5% copper. The greatest thing about silver jewelry is that it is cheaper than gold but still as elegant and beautiful.

In the end you will not be disappointed with your silver jewelry. It may need to be polished from time to time but it last you a life time. Choose silver and you won't be disappointed.