It’s a well known fact that silver jewelry is both affordable and yet, still elegant. Many people prefer the shine and gleam of silver over that of gold. For many years silver jewelry has been adored by many, and still is to this day.For many, because the price of silver is so much more affordable than gold, it’s much easier for them to obtain. The price of gold is usually four to five times higher than that of silver, but silver is equally beautiful. This is why it makes sense to wear silver jewelry when you need to look good but are on a budget.Silver jewelry over the years has stayed right there on the side of gold, as far as popularity is concerned. Always changing with the times, and many times even ahead of the times, silver jewelry has marched forward. Walk into any jewelry store and you will be amazed at the newest fashions out.Silver jewelry is also extremely versatile. This jewelry can be worn with dress attire to the most elegant of affairs. With the versatility of silver jewelry there is always a piece that can be worn no matter what you are type of clothes you are wearing.As I was walking through the mall going to look at the jewelry I watched to see how many people were actually wearing jewelry. I did notice how many are wearing silver. Not that the wearing of silver has died down, it looks like just the opposite. Almost every adorned person I saw was wearing some type of silver jewelry.Silver pieces are both affordable yet elegant, which makes it perfect for gift giving. If it a man you are buying for than an elegant watch can always be found. For the special woman no matter what she likes in taste of jewelry it can be found. Or even maybe something new to the fashion market will make her smile ear to ear. Everyone loves something different.In giving silver jewelry as a gift you can be assured it is very easy to care for. If it begins to tarnish a couple of seconds of cleaning and the gift is good as new again. When buying silver jewelry as a gift you may want to pick up special bags for storage which helps prevent tarnishing. You can buy beautiful pieces of jewelry that is still very affordable. With the economy changing the way it has been what a great feeling it is to give a gift of such beauty.As the years go by and the jewelry is passed down as it is in many families there will be memories made. The gift you gave a favorite relative for a holiday will be well remembered. To think that maybe someday and generation further up the timeline may be wearing something that you picked out with so much love and consideration.This precious metal can give you new look and a new outlook on yourself. Without spending a fortune on jewelry, silver can help you look your best while keeping your wallet happy. You can wear it just about anywhere and it will never go out of style. If that’s not a good investment, I don’t know what is!