Silver is a light gray patterned stone and is organic. It is white lustrous metal valued for its decorative beauty and electrical conductivity. Today, it is one of the most important elements in modern jewelry, with many different forms of this metal available to consumers.
The name comes from the Latin argentum, meaning “gray.”
Silver has a number of unique properties that make it an important metal for use in jewelry and coinage. In addition to its malleability, ductility, and strength, silver is also very resistant to corrosion. It also has good conductivity properties making it an ideal material for use in electronics applications.
It is also chemically inert to most other elements in air or water.
The color of silver changes from white to gray with the amount of nickel added. The more nickel, the darker the color.
Silver is one of the most common metals in the earth’s crust, with an average abundance of approximately 5 parts per million.
It is a variety of sulfide minerals; as part of native argentite deposits; and as silver chloride (AgCl) with various other oxidation states.
At Tez Marble, we know how important it is to find the right stones for your home or business. Our team has been working hard behind the scenes to ensure that every tile we sell meets our exacting standards. We hand pick all of our material directly from the manufacturer so you don’t have to. From mining to polishing, shipping and handling, we make sure each stone is perfect. If you’re looking for an elegant alternative to traditional tiling options, look no further than our Silver. Come by one of our many bay area locations to see it in person.