(Washington, D.C. – February 4, 2013) The Silver Institute today released a new video entitled, “Silver: The Element of Change.” The video covers numerous facets of one of the most widely-used and indispensable precious metals: silver. The video explores silver’s role in history and how it changed the course of countless lives in times of the Greek and Roman Empires, when it was used to prevent infection.
Focusing on its remarkable properties as an element of change, the video looks at silver’s role in industry, highlighting its ability to make today’s mobile interconnected life possible as well as its use in medicine and water purification, which relies primarily on its natural antibacterial qualities. The video also notes silver’s importance to fashion through exquisite silver jewelry, and finally it speaks to silver’s intrinsic worth as well as its role as a store of value, given its historical and modern use as a popular investment.
Established in 1971, the Silver Institute serves as the industry’s voice in increasing public understanding of the many uses and values of silver. For more details about the appeal of silver jewelry, visit the Silver Institute’s website at: www.silverinstitute.org.