The meaning of Metal in dream | Dream interpretation
In dreams, metal represents strength, material power and force. It can also suggest strength of will, perhaps unbending emotions or a hard or unfeeling nature. Any metal appearing in a dream therefore suggests basic abilities and attributes, but also hardness of feeling or emotional coldness.
Aluminum or aluminum foil signifies a need for reflection or introspection. Perhaps you need a change in perspective. Bronze suggests the blending of different aspects of your life, whilst also portraying recognition for perseverance and the successful completion of your goals. Copper suggests intelligence, an outgoing nature or the need to communicate something important.
Gold is a symbol of what is precious or valued in your life. Finding gold indicates that you are discovering and expressing these characteristics in your life; burying gold means you are hiding something. Associated with the sun and victory, gold may also represent life, completion and renewal. For alchemists, gold represents the spiritual treasure that was gained by transforming the spirit.
If the gold is cheap, this suggests something you value but that does not deserve your respect.
If the gold is tarnished, this suggests something beautiful in you that has been neglected.
When the metal iron appears in a dream, it usually suggests strength and determination but it can also suggest emotional coldness.
If you are using a clothes iron, is there something in your life you are trying to smooth over? In dreams, the appearance of lead suggests a situation in your waking life that is burdening you and leaving you heavy-hearted. Lead as in a lead pencil also has associations with masculinity. Mercury in dreams implies a fluctuating situation or vacillation within yourself over a particular problem. To dream of nickel suggests the need for a new approach to replace an old one. It can also suggest small steps you need to take to help you reach your goal.
Platinum in dreams is a symbol of a life aspect that stimulates multiple opportunities, whilst silver has a double meaning: on a practical level it suggests finance or money, but on a psychological level it represents the qualities of the moon or the need to follow your intuition. Spiritually, silver is said to represent the feminine aspect, whilst gold is the masculine.
If polished silver has the properties of a mirror so your dream may be suggesting that you need to reflect on some waking situation.
Steel in dreams is a symbol of strength and endurance, whereas tin is a symbol of something or someone inferior in your life that is not of the quality it should be; tin may also indicate low self-esteem. Bear in mind, too, that certain metals are also associated with certain planets: Sun-gold; Moon-silver; Mercury- quicksilver; Venus-copper; Mars-iron; Jupiter-tin; Saturn-lead.
Strength, durability; hard, cold, unfeeling.
A dream concerning metal takes its meaning from the action as well as the type.
To dream of molten metal indicates formidable, if not insurmountable, obstacles in your path and suggests consideration of a change of goal or direction.
Buying metal signifies money luck, and selling metal augurs progress after hardships.
See also Gold, Silver, Iron, Copper, Platinum, etc.
1- Any metal appearing in dreams represents the restrictions of the real world. It can represent basic abilities and attributes, but also can be hardness of feeling or emotional rigidity.
2- Most metals have svmbolic meanings. They can also be conncctcd with various planets: Sun is represented by gold, the Moon by silver, Mercury by quicksilver, Venus by copper. Mars by iron,Jupiter by tin, Saturn by lead.
3- Spiritual elements and how they can enhance our progression.
Dreams of metal denote heaviness, strength, rigid beliefs, and an unbending will. Dreams of this conductor of energy are also about the transmition of information, electricity, and the amplification of energy.
If something is testing your metal, you are being challenged to see how strong, committed, integerous, and smart you really are.
To see metal in your dream, signifies strength and character. It may also symbolize the inhumane aspects of society.
Success, prosperity, wealth, consistency, and toughness. Also, iron will, weighed down by fear. See Iron, Gold, Silver, Fire, and Earth.
Metals are hard but malleable, a potent symbol of strength and character. Metals can also be cold and, because of their association with technology, represent the inhuman side of our society.
The ancients recognized the importance of metal, particularly as offerings to the gods, and much of that symbolism is still relevant in dreams today as we find our magical roots and progress on our spiritual journey.
Psychological / emotional perspective: Most metals have symbolic meanings. They can also be connected with various planets: sun is represented by gold, the moon by silver, mercury by quicksilver, venus by copper, mars by iron, jupiter by tin, saturn by lead. In dreams these ancient symbolisms begin to surface as we learn more.
For instance, mars the warrior wielding an iron sword suggests that we need to fight our own corner and become more assertive.
Material aspects: Any metal appearing in dreams represents the restrictions of the real world. It can represent basic abilities and attributes, but also can be hardness of feeling or emotional rigidity.
An article made of lead suggests a heavy responsibility.
Gold and silver are wealth and wisdom purified by fiery trials; brass, iron, and tin are strong
Hardness of feelings; the restrictions of the real world or of one’s own imagination, strength of will or obstinacy; reality.
see Melting, section (2), Gold, etc.