Silver is considered auspicious; esteemed for its health benefits, affordability and sophisticated charm. The royal tradition of using silver dinnerware and cutlery continues to be cherished by the discerning. The science of separating silver from lead has been practiced as long ago as 3000 BC. Advances in technology and analytical methods, through centuries of research and development, have vastly enhanced our understanding and applications of silver-both, as a metal and an element.
Silver is said to be the most powerful natural defensive against several diseases. It safely eradicates unwanted germs, bacteria, allergens or pathogens in your body and returns you to a healthy state. It increases strength and stamina. Silver is useful in treating fever, general weakness and internal inflammation, especially conditions of the intestines and gallbladder. Silver is known to be a liver and spleen detoxifier. It is incorporated into wound dressings to treat external infections, and used as an antiseptic and disinfectant in medical appliances.
The Three Medicinal Properties of Silver
• Fights infection - assists in successfully boosting and magnifying the body’s own immune system
• Enhances tissue healing - Accelerates re-growth of body cells and healing of damaged skin, soft tissue, bone and muscle
• Provides bio-electrical stimulation- assists the body to regain health
Jewellery beyond beauty
Silver Jewellery is not only elegant, but also very healthy. When you wear silver bracelets, the silver is absorbed through the skin and provides pain-relief. It’s not an urban legend - this belief is based on medical information obtained, especially from oriental countries. Magnetic silver jewellery is known to increase blood circulation and reduce muscular pain. People suffering from arthritis are often seen wearing these bracelets. Silver has always held a special value, beyond material and economic considerations. Gifts of silver jewellery signify trust, truth, excellence, wisdom
Silver and Spirituality
In Roman and Greek Mythology, the First Age was called Golden, the second Silver. Apollo, god of truth and light, teacher of medicine, carried a silver
bow. His twin sister Artemis lost a hand in a battle and later was given a silver replacement by the Irish god of healing. In the shamanic religion of
Bon-Po, a special river filled with silver sands is said to make anyone who drinks the water lovely asa peacock.
Islamic alchemy gives silver an important place physically and conceptually. Silver is also attributed in the ancient chakra system - a system of seven sacred energy centers of the body. Silver is associated with the sixth chakra, often referred to as the "third-eye".