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Silver and Mirror Making

Silver and Mirror Making

Silvering is metal refining technique that is used to make mirrors. Read on to learn how silver is used to make mirrors with the best reflection.

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Precious Metals in Jewelry Making Part 3: Silver Standards

Precious Metals in Jewelry Making Part 3: Silver Standards

Silver has been used to make jewelry for hundreds of years. Learn about how different purity levels of silver create different types of jewelry.

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Britannia Metal vs. Britannia Silver

Britannia Metal vs. Britannia Silver

While Britannia metal contains no silver at all, Britannia silver contains a whopping 95.84% (from Britain)! Learn what these alloys are used for here.

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Treasure Hunting Duo Finds Gigantic Silver Coin Stash: Part 2

Treasure Hunting Duo Finds Gigantic Silver Coin Stash: Part 2

After 30 years of searching, two metal detectorists finally found the hoard of silver coins they had been searching for. But they never thought it would be this big.

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Treasure Hunting Duo Finds Gigantic Silver Coin Stash: Part 1

Treasure Hunting Duo Finds Gigantic Silver Coin Stash: Part 1

Two metal detectorists recently discovered a record setting stash of silver coins in the Jersey countryside. And all it took was 30 years of searching.

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Lucky Penny Turns Into Silver Coins

Lucky Penny Turns Into Silver Coins

First, Scott Heeley found a lucky penny. Minutes later, he found a stash of ancient silver coins – a find that could easily be worth thousands.

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