Silver’s History of Purity and Warding Off Evil

With Halloween upon us it is time to brush up on our knowledge of which fictional monsters are susceptible to the effects of silver and the origin of many uses. Silver is often represented in folklore and contemporary fiction as an effective defense against werewolves wpsfresno but vampires and many other frightful creatures are vulnerable to silvers effects. Since ancient times silver has been associated with purity and the moon. Ancient literature is brimming with mentions of silver and attributions.