Do we know that goblins use a different material to make their stuff? Couldn't it just be that they use regular silver and it's the way they make their stuff that gives it the goblin-made traits? Bad Wolf 15:02, September 26, 2013 (UTC)

That's how I always understood goblin's silver as well. Wasn't it described as goblin-wrought silver at some point? That lends credibility to the notion that it's the goblin's handling of silver that gives its special properties. There's also the conversation between the trio and Griphook in DH. Ron says something about goblins working metal in ways wizards don't know how. Omnibender - Talk - Contributions 17:40, October 3, 2013 (UTC)

Pottermore states that it's pure silver, and the special qualities come from goblin enchantment. Renamed and clarified.--MugaSofer (talk) 21:13, December 25, 2016 (UTC)

Goblin-Made Horcrux?

So, if a Dark Wizard showed up with a Goblin-made horcrux, he'd be invincible? Darth Itachi (talk) 08:21, August 21, 2014 (UTC)

Since Gryffindor enchanted his, it's clearly not impervious to magic. You could still use Fiendfyre. It's also possible that goblins know how to melt it down into ordinary silver the same way they make the stuff.--MugaSofer (talk) 13:22, December 25, 2016 (UTC)