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METALS
 
Metals play a critical role in the creation of contemporary jewelry by affecting appearance, durability and cost. With such a dramatic impact, it's important that anyone interested in wearing or purchasing jewelry develop a basic understanding of the metallurgy as it relates to jewelry.

In an effort to give you a sound foundation, let's review the basics of metals in jewelry making that include a brief history of metals in jewelry making, a review of the types of metals used in today's jewelry and conclude with a glossary to familiarize you with terms that you may encounter during your search for the perfect ring, bracelet, necklace or other item.
   
     

 GOLD

The gorgeous lustre and rich gleam of the precious metal known as gold is loved by all - it has been a coveted item since the earliest days of human history. Not only does... Read More

 PLATINUM

Because the noble precious metal known as platinum is so rare, it has come to be associated with an elevated prestige that surpasses even gold. Unforgettably beautiful... Read More

 SILVER

Not only is silver one of the most exquisite metals in appearance due to its beautifully soft lustre, jewellery made from silver is a key accessory to any fashion... Read More