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Introduction to Precious Metals

Jewelry Metals: Gold, Platinum, Silver

Gold

Gold is resilient, durable, reliable, and creates the perfect setting for your treasured gemstone jewelry. As with any other jewelry keeping your gold jewelry safe and clean are necessary, for an attractive piece of jewelry lifespan. Protecting and caring for your fine jewelry is based on common sense, and will in the long run be worth your time. Read More


Platinum

Platinum comes to us from the stars in the heavens above us, Platinum is the product of supernovas, which released meteorites upon their explosions, some of which eventually landed upon the earth. Read More


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Silver

Silver may very well be the first metal fashioned by people of many different histories. Silver was employed by the means of creating boxes, buttons, jewelry, utensils, and weapons. Since silver had such a high utilization it was commonly melted back down and reused for other objects, alas much of the truly ancient objects of silver were lost to the spacious distant past. The ancient Egyptians fashioned serving ware, deity figurines and jewelry, such as rings, bracelets and amulets from silver, they also used it for fashioning other objects and decorations, as when introduced to Egypt silver was a rarity. Romans and Greek began minting silver coinage somewhere in the times of the 200 BC‘s. Silver coinage from ancient India were fashioned as long sticks, or round and square coins with punch marks crested in them, which were issued from their various kingdoms. North and South American natives fashioned many of their treasures of silver, as well as colonial Americans. The Indian Peace Metal given as tokens of friendship to Native American tribe chiefs, by U.S. presidents were fashioned of silver. The discovery of the Comstock Lode of Nevada in 1859 created a silver rush competing that of the Gold Rush of 1848. The flexibility and conductive characteristics of Silver make it idyllic for use in dentistry and surgical implants in today’s world. Read More




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