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Should I Clean My Silver?
Herein lies the big question - should you clean your silver? Unlike gold, platinum, and palladium, silver tends to have a high reactivity. Silver reacts to sulphur in the air, and this causes “tarnishing”. Tarnishing can reduce the luster and shine that comes with silver bullion products. As silver has the highest reflectivity of all metals, it can be kind a bummer when tarnishing occurs. You might be concerned that cleaning your silver may depreciate the value of your bullion, and you’re sort of right.  Let’s take a look at the “do’s and don’ts” of silver care.  Disclaimer:  In my...
Money Metals Exchange Review
In line with my tutorial on how to avoid spending money on fake precious metals, it logically concludes that I would give a review on a legitimate bullion dealer. I will be highlighting some of the benefits that come with this company. But I’m also going to keep room for any improvements that I think could be made. By high-lighting dealers who are verifiably legitimate I hope we can help reduce fraud. Especially since precious metals tend to be vulnerable to fakes. I’d hate to see anyone getting ripped off and so I’ve created this review of a genuine bullion...
Silvers Intrinsic Value
As promised we’ll be touching upon some of the uses that precious metals commodities have that contribute to their value. Silvers intrinsic value is certainly an interesting example of a metal that has a multitude of industrial applications, and it explains it’s strong correlation to these industries. In future posts we’ll touch upon the applications of platinum, palladium, rhodium, and gold.Let’s dive into the scientific world of silver and its purpose in the modern era! Mirror, Mirror, On The Wall It’s no secret that silver was traditionally used in mirrors due to its reflective properties. However, issues with tarnishing have...