Silver, a chemical element, exists in the periodic table with the symbol Ag and atomic number 47. Silver is a soft white lustrous transition metal. Due to the fact that it has the highest electrical and thermal conductivity of any metal, silver is widel used throughout the world, used in used in coins, jewelry, tableware, and photography. Silver occurs in minerals and in free form.

Im sure if you looked you would have in your household several objects that are made of polished silver. For example: Silver dollars, or Silver cutlery, orphotography equipment.