Symbolism of Silver

Prime symbolism of silver deals with the moon and as such it is an attribute of feminine energy.

Chaldeansreferenced silver by the female name of Nanna.

Rosicrucian alchemists attributed silver to the goddesses Artemis (Greek).

Renaissance alchemists divined with silver using Diana’s (Roman) personification.

Arabic alchemists invoked the feminine name of Manat when working with silver as analchemical symbol.

Some quick symbolic meanings of silver:

Purity
Clarity
Awareness
Focus
Single-ness of Purpose
Femininity
Persistence
Vision
Strength

Silver is symbolic of such attributes as awareness, clarity, and vision because of its bright/clear appearance.

Silver is a symbol for strengthbecause this metal withstands abuse, weathering, and even heat. Nevertheless, it can still be molded into desired forms.

This is symbolic of a subtle strength. The message here is that we ourselves can be flexible enough to be molded into something better – but strong enough to keep our core integrity in tact.

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