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Does Palladium Scratch? How Hard is Palladium?

Palladium showing with and without scratches

Photograph showing Palladium wedding ring as new (left) and after many years of natural wear (right) easily refurbished by a professional re-finish.  Will Palladium Jewellery Scratch? The popularity of Palladium as a jewellery metal has soared in recent years. Most jewellery ranges include at least a few designs created in the standard 950 Palladium. Naturally Read the full article…

Mark Johnson

About Mark Johnson

Mark attended Liverpool University and went on to pursue a career in the diamond industry. After more than a decade working in polished diamonds, Mark moved to the Isle of Wight where he launched Serendipity Diamonds. He works most days from their busy Ryde showroom, photographing jewellery and writing for the Serendipity Diamonds website.

What is Palladium?

What is Palladium? Palladium is a lustrous, silvery white metal, popular for jewellery amongst other uses. Palladium is classed as a platinum metal, existing in group 10 of the periodic table. It has the lowest density of this metal group, with the lowest melting point. It’s atomic number is 46. When was Palladium Discovered? Palladium Read the full article…

Mark Johnson

About Mark Johnson

Mark attended Liverpool University and went on to pursue a career in the diamond industry. After more than a decade working in polished diamonds, Mark moved to the Isle of Wight where he launched Serendipity Diamonds. He works most days from their busy Ryde showroom, photographing jewellery and writing for the Serendipity Diamonds website.