Healing Properties of Copper and Silver



Since the dawn of civilization, man has used the natural, antimicrobial properties of copper to kill or inactivate many different types of harmful bacteria, fungi and viruses.   It is also believed to be a very powerful assistant with arthritic and rheumatic diseases, and also improves the circulation of blood, increasing energy, detoxification, reducing inflammation, stabilizing metabolism and improving oxygen use.  According to New Age healers, copper can stimulate the flow of energy and move psychic or mental energies thereby helping the wearer overcome lethargic tendencies, resulting in a more vitalized person with amplified thoughts.  Copper is also attributed to powers of communication, channeling, cleansing, purification, increasing self-esteem and freeing the wearer of mental burdens.


Silver has been used for thousands of years for ornaments and utensils, and as the basis for many monetary systems.  It’s value as a precious metal was long considered second only to gold.  In Ancient Egypt and Medieval Europe, it was often more valuable than gold.

Metaphysically, silver is believed to be a mirror to the soul, helping us to see ourselves as others see us.  Silver is a major conductor and communicator and is believed facilitate speech and public speaking eloquence and enhance patience and perseverance, drawing negative energy out from the body and replacing it with positive energy.