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Precious Metals

  • All About Gold, Palladium and Platinum - Precious Metals Guide

    Yellow GoldGold is a very durable metal that will not tarnish or corrode with time. Gold is commonly alloyed with a number of different metals to increase its strength and produce a variety of colors ...

  • Recycled Metals

    Recycled Gold and Palladium Jewelry Dirty gold mining has a history of civil war, labor abuses, and environmental devastation. Metal mining, and gold mining in particular, is one of the most environme...

  • FAQ: "Why is my ring turning my finger a different color?"

    The most common reason your finger gets discolored when wearing a gold ring is ‘metallic abrasion’. This is caused by makeup, or other cosmetics, on the skin. Cosmetics contain compounds that are hard...

  • Vickers Hardness of Precious Metals

    Rhodium (plating) 800 HV 14k White Gold 230 HV 18k White Gold 210 HV 18k Yellow Gold 155 HV 14k Yellow Gold 140 HV 14k Rose Gold 140 HV Palladium 130 HV Platinum 125 HV Sterling Silver 75 HV...

  • "Does your white gold contain nickel?"

    Yes, all of our 14k and 18k white gold contains nickel.  If you have an allergy to nickel, we would recommend palladium as an alternative....