As I sit down this morning, Palladium is $237 per ounce. This means I can sell all the 950Palladium jewelry metals for $13.86 per dwt or about $278. That in itself is good news. But when you compare this to 14kt white gold?! 14kt for casting is $24.86 a dwt, or $497.20 an ounce. In fact 10kt is far more costly than palladium. 10kt is $17.61 a dwt or about $352 per ounce.
We received the sample in mid September. It seems to drive out the gas to some extent, but unfortunately our sample had leaked in the mail. We have an order in for more for more complete testing. We hope to start getting the flux in by November.
The induction tests were more promising than the torch tests. But we will continue as the flux (hopefully) becomes available again.
Many advise keeping one's personal and professional lives separated. I guess I missed the memo. My work in metals and the promotion and sales of same have put me on the web openly for quite some time now. Most of that is at pmwest.us
But taking my own photography skills from home to work is just one side of things. I have Ballard Light Capture, my company that offers photography, video, editing and other related services for hire.