Why Is Gold More Expensive Than Silver?

Hand engraved B on yellow gold signet ring

Silver and Gold As evidenced by price, gold has been considered more valuable than silver throughout modern history. As I write this blog, an ounce of gold costs over seventy-five times more than an equal weight of silver. Why the huge difference? Is it Supply? Silver can Develop a Pitted Look Over Time. This Coin…

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Platinum and White Gold vs Silver for Your Engagement Ring

Three ring wedding set. Two outer rings bezel set tiny diamonds.

Platinum Wedding Set Every once in a while, I get asked if silver is appropriate for wedding rings. Silver certainly isn’t the customary, go-to metal, but is it appropriate? Depends on one’s point of view. Traditional Metals are Gold and Platinum Platinum and White Gold Rings Make up This Wedding Set 90% of all wedding…

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Should You Use Palladium for Your Engagement Ring?


  Palladium in the Rough What is Palladium? Palladium has been used in jewelry making since 1939. It is a precious white metal in the platinum metals group and, as such, shares many qualities with platinum. Before 2004, palladium was primarily used in white-gold alloys and was generally considered too expensive to be used as…

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