Which is more precious: silver or gold？
Precious objects and materials are worth a lot of money because they are rare. (物品、材料等) 珍贵的
Silver is a valuable pale grey metal that is used for making jewellery and ornaments. 银
Gold is a valuable, yellow-coloured metal that is used for making jewellery and ornaments, and as an international currency. 黄金
Facts about gold
There is a monetary system called the ‘gold standard’ which fixes a unit of money to a certain weight of gold.
Over the years gold has been used to create expensive jewelry, coins and various forms of art such as the Egyptian pharaoh Tutankhamun’s famous burial mask. In modern times it has also been used for things such as electronics and dentistry.
Injectable gold has been proven to help reduce pain and swelling in patients suffering from tuberculosis and rheumatoid arthritis.
Gold is a popular choice when it comes to rewarding achievement with medals, statues and trophies. Academy Award, Olympic and Nobel Prize winners all receive golden items in recognition of their achievement.