The symbolism of silver

Silver throughout history carried with it different symbolism and meanings from a myriad of cultures and belief systems. From Ancient Egypt to the present day a unique culture of silver survived. The ornaments of ancient Egypt, the silver crucifixes, chalices and candlesticks used in medieval Christian churches, the silver jewelry used by the Himalayan Tibetans, the silver bullet used to kill the werewolf in horror stories, to the silver bullets used by the lone ranger in the TV movie series, silver has been used with different meanings to different purposes. The ancient Incas called silver ‘moon tears’. In many other folklores silver also represents the moon. The moon symbolizes the feminine nature of energy. Silver is considered by many to have, like the moon, whose energy controls the rhythm of ocean tides, a calming and calming effect. In the Bible, silver represents the word of God. Silver also symbolizes the Redemption in Jesus Christ.

In alchemy, silver is one of the three base metals that are used as a raw material. The silver symbol is associated with intuition, contemplation, tranquility, femininity, inner wisdom, nobility, serenity and purity. While gray-haired men and women signify old age, gray-haired denote experience, wisdom, and graceful aging. It is said that every beautiful cloud has a coating of splinters and the Great Classic Movies are called – Silver Screens. The above are some of the many attributed to silver.

Modern man is no less intimate than he was with silver. That while the old beliefs about silver still linger in the hearts of men may be debatable, no one can argue with the increasing use of silver as jewelry by men and women today, young and old. After the introduction of Sterling silver In the market, it has become a household word and can be seen used by rock stars, actors and actresses, celebrities, politicians, and of course the rest of the population. But now take advantage of new symbols. Now it symbolizes minimalism, simplicity and affordability. In an age of complexity, these are what calm the men and women of the 20th and 21st centuries.

If a girl from Ancient Egypt is going to exchange a gift with a girl from our time without anyone suffering a loss, the best choice would be…something silver. And maybe that still won’t change a thousand years from now… maybe just a few more symbols will be added.

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