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Silver is traditionally associated with the moon, while gold is identified with the sun.
The hierarchy between the two precious metals probably comes from the fact that gold was used by the Incas and the Kings.

The countries largest producers of silver following the discovery of the New World, were Peru, Mexico and Bolivia. Currently, Peru is the second largest producer of copper and silver and gold sixth. The world silver production amounted to 10,000 tons, which are operated mainly in Mexico, Peru, Canada, USA and Australia. Combined with small amounts of other metals, including increased strength, silver jewelry is mostly 925, a title that is a 0.925 silver alloy copper by 75 thousandths. However, our artists and goldsmiths work with a 0.950 alloy for greater brightness and beauty and keep the white silver.

Since ancient times known as an ornamental metal suitable for use currency exchange to be the most malleable and ductile of all metals.