Silver Jewelery Back In Demand

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Since its discovery, Silver had played a significant role in the development of cultures around the world. As the new mines of silver are being discovered throughout the world, Silver is gaining its popularity in several industries.
 
Silver is the Grey colour metal and a very good conductor of electricity among all metals even copper. Silver is malleable, ductile and stable in pure air and water. It gets tarnish when exposed to ozone, hydrogen sulfide, or air containing sulfur. Silver is too soft metal to be used in pure form. Therefore, other metals are added with silver to make it bit hard and manageable.
 
Over the years, silver has been the perfect choice for jewelry due to its antiquity. In the last few years, silver jewelry is gaining its popularity over gold. The main probable reason is the price difference among two in the market. Gold has crossed the marked of Rs. 28000 per ten gram, making it expensive to afford by all, while silver is quite affordable having price around Rs 55000 per kg.
 
Pure silver is too soft to be cast to make jewelry. Usually copper is added in with the silver to make it manageable for making ornaments. According to the percentage of the copper and other metal silver is named as Britannia Silver, Sterling Silver, Mexican silver, Alpaca Silver or German Silver. Out of these sterling silver is most commonly used in making jewelry. The main reason is doesn't tarnish easily, especially when frequently exposed to water, chemicals, perfumes, etc.
 
Silver jewelry is considered as one of the best fashion jewelry items. With the advancement in the technology, large collection of Silver jewelry is available with new designs and creation. Silver jewelry looks great when fashioned with any variety of gemstone and diamond.
 
Silver jewelry and other silverware likes coins, glasses, idols, silver goblets, mugs, dishes, chandeliers, candelabras are often used as a gifting item mainly in the festive seasons. In fact, the designs available in the silver jewelry is far more exceeding in number than any other metal. Versatile nature of silver helps the designers to create their best works.
 
Silver jewelry is generally made in popular Asian countries including Thailand, India and Pakistan. United States of America also have the unique collection of silver jewelry, but they are imported on a large scale form Asian countries. 
 
Silver jewelry becomes dark in colour in couples of month if not being properly cared. Thus, silver jewelry has to be cared to maintain its shine. Proper storage and regular cleaning of the jewelry with soap solution will be quite helpful.
 
Silver jewelry and other silverware likes coins, glasses, idols, silver goblets, mugs, dishes, chandeliers, candelabras are often used as a gifting item mainly in the festive seasons.It gets tarnish when exposed to ozone, hydrogen sulfide, or air containing sulfur. Silver is too soft metal to be used in pure form. Therefore, other metals are added with silver to make it bit hard and manageable.
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After a long experience I personally beleived silver jewelry is best gift

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This article was published on 2012/02/23