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Silver is being used in medical professions because of its antibiotic-like characterstics.
Silver iodide is used to make clouds produce rain
Silver is so malleable that it can be pounded to a thinness of 6/10000 of a millimetre. Also, since silver is very ductile, a single ounce of the stuff can be stretched into a wire over 48km long!!
Silver is used to represent the twenty-fifth wedding anniversary.
Silver jewelry (necklaces) were placed around children's' necks in ancient china in hope of warding of evil spirits.
There is 1,740,000 metric tons of silver discovered in the world up to the year 2007.
Silver was used to protect from bacteria and germs since the time of Chinese emperors.
In India, food can be found decorated with a thin layer of silver, known as Varak.
Silver is thought to be one of the very first metals ever used by the human race.
Silver is the whitest color of any metal
Argentina was named from Argentum, the element of silver's Latin name.