The world still relies on Mexico a lot to produce its silver. Although México has had economic issues, its silver industry remains one of the best. Taxco is very well-known for their silver; it is doing very well because of the many silver smiths in its towns. The area is especially known for its silver jewelry. It is home to dozens of famous jewelers such as William Spratling. Some people say that silver is the only thing holding Taxco’s economy up. Zacatecas silver economy is also still doing quite well. The districts, Fresnillo and Zacatecas have created 1.5 billion ounces of silver. Like Taxco, Zacatecas also produces a lot of silver jewelry.