Why Silver?

Whenever I tell people that I produce a luxury yarn for the hand-knitting market and it's spun with pure silver, their initial reaction is usually, "Silver? Why?"

Here's why:

The health benefits of silver have been known for centuries.  Do you know someone who suffers from arthritis, sensitive skin or diabetes? Silver has been known to help alleviate joint pain, cut down on sensitive skin reactions and the anti-microbial properties of silver helps to prevent infection.  The phrase, "born with a silver spoon in his mouth", originally was not a reference to wealth, but health.  In the early 18th century, babies who were fed with silver spoons were healthier than those fed with spoons made from other metals.

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