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Irish Victorian Silver Armada Jug A magnificent large antique sterling silver wine jug of elegant shaped form on pedestal foot. Weight 1387 grams, 44.5 troy ounces. Tall height 38 cms. Diameter of foot 12.5 cms. Dublin 1877. Maker John Smith. - http://www.waxantiques.com/items/6475%20Irish%20Victorian%20Silver%20Armada%20Jug/6475.htm

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Prior to 1964, the USA was "on the silver standard." The government controlled the price of silver, and silver certificates were bills that could be exchanged for a specific amount of the metal. Denominations used in the 20th century were one dollar, five dollars, and ten dollars. The government was allowed to print only as many bills as there was silver in the Treasury to redeem them, which helped to control the money supply. Silver certificates in fact were little more than a receipt or…

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An elegant pair of antique sterling silver salts of oval form with pretty pierced decoration with swags. Blue glass liners. Lovely classical style with bead borders and standing on pierced shaped feet. To the front there is a hand engraved crest within a shield. Owners initials underneath. Weight of silver 105 grams, 3.3 troy ounces. Height 5 cms. Top measures 8.5 x 6.25 cms. Sheffield 1777. Maker Fenton, Creswick & Co.

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from eHow

How to Add Glitter to Wall Paint

Make your own glitter wall! You need 3 ounces or 75 gram of (silver) glitter for 1 gallon or 4 Liter of paint. Mix the glitter with the paint, but you want to add in a little in at a time, otherwise all the paint crystals will sink to the bottom. After a few days though, they will sink to the bottom of the paint can, so don´t wait too long.

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from Food & Wine

Cowboy Cosmo

Cowboy Cosmo Ice 1 1/2 ounces silver tequila 1 ounce Cointreau or other triple sec 2 ounces cranberry juice 1/2 ounce fresh lime juice 1 lime wedge Fill a cocktail shaker with ice. Add all of the remaining ingredients except the lime wedge and shake well. Strain into a chilled martini glass; garnish with the lime wedge.

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N♡T. Chile 2 Pesos: 1927 Years Minted: 1927 Composition: 0.500 silver Diameter Type: 33 mm Weight: 18 grams ( 0.2893 ounces of silver) Total Series Mintage: 1,060,000

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AN AMERICAN SILVER MATCH SAFE . Circa 1900. Unmarked. 2-1/2 inches high (6.4 cm). 1.0 troy ounces. ...

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