Metal Education



A soft, white, lustrous transition metal (occupies a central block in the periodic table). It possesses the highest electrical conductivity, thermal conductivity and reflectivity of any metal. A common alloy of pure silver is sterling silver which is widely used in the jewellery industry and a favourite at The Jewellery Shop.

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Anyone can write about yellow gold but what about it's beautiful sister, Rosé Gold?
Rosé is made in various ways however, typically it is comprised of either 50% yellow gold and 50% copper or alternatively, 4% silver is added to 75% gold and 21% copper to produce the pink colour we all love.

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Rhodium is one of the rarest and most expensive of the precious metals. Corrosion resistant and tarnish proof it will protect gold and silver jewellery for years to come.

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View our large selection of sterling silver jewellery.

Buyer's Tip

Sterling silver is the standard for beautiful high-quality silver jewellery. It's over 90% pure silver, mixed with alloys to add strength and durability. And it won't wear down, as silver plating can.

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