- In the arts, silver is employed chiefly in the making of articles of luxury, such as jewelry and tableware. - "The Economic Aspect of Geology", C. K. Leith.
- Cups, pins, finger- rings, earrings, watch- chains, combs, studs, lockets, medals, tableware, models of coins- in brief, almost every article in the fabrication of which precious metals have been employed was to be seen there in profusion, and all composed of the strange new metal which everybody on the spot declared was far more splendid than gold. - "The Moon Metal", Garrett P. Serviss.
- Perhaps one who was using the tableware improperly would be corrected by his neighbor and from this there would arise a noisy discussion in which each would have his partisans. - "The Social Cancer A Complete English Version of Noli Me Tangere", JosÃ© Rizal.