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A Quick Look at Platinum Metal History

Take a look at platinum’s historical high points

Today, we take for granted that platinum is a coveted precious metal. But how long have we actually known this? Only since 1751 — a mere 270 years. By comparison, Ancient Egyptians began using gold and silver to decorate sacred objects around 3,000 BCE. And from 2551 BCE to 2490 read more…

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What’s the Deal with Palladium Prices?

Learn why prices have skyrocketed over the last few years

Do you know how much palladium costs per ounce? If you answered “no,” you’re like most of us. It’s not a big a part of your business, but you appreciate it as a less costly alternative to platinum. End of story. Whoa! Let’s back up.   As I write this read more…

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Stuller’s Top 5 Platinum Questions Answered

Tips on all things platinum: soldering, polishing, and more

What’s not to love about platinum? It’s the densest of the precious metals, can stand up to a lifetime of everyday wear, and is even hypoallergenic, making it a perfect pick for any bride. Take the time to become a platinum expert. As you master working with platinum, you can also read more…

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A Step-by-Step Guide to Working With Platinum

Tools and techniques to make the job a whole lot easier

Platinum in its finished state is an absolutely beautiful metal. It can also be a little tricky when working it due to the softness of the metal. Knowing what tools and techniques to use can make the job a whole lot easier.   Here are a few things you need to read more…

High Fashion. High Concept. Highly Creative.

Take a look at Stuller’s PGI entries for JCK

Congratulations to Travis Withers, a member of Stuller’s award-winning jewelry design team who won Best in Show at this year’s Platinum Innovation Awards at JCK 2015. This year Stuller’s design team submitted several designs ranging from a mix of bridal and fashion. But there can only be one winner, and read more…