Sterling Silver Palladium Casting Grain Tarnish Resistant Shot Nuggets 1/4 Troy Ounce.
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$29.90

This is one quarter troy ounce of sterling silver palladium casting grain. Optimized for tarnish resistance; Made in USA. Tested...

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This is one quarter troy ounce of sterling silver palladium casting grain. Optimized for tarnish resistance; Made in USA. Tested and 100% guaranteed; Each batch is assayed to 92.5% (minimum) product. Fresh from the refinery, Good melt and flow ensures fill of fine details with proper procedures observed; Palladium sterling has been formulated for optimum tarnish resistance and is a bit stronger than traditional sterling. It is a 92.5% sterling silver alloy which contains 3.0% palladium to give your jewelry that little extra edge. Hardness 80HV - cast, 80HV – annealed, 160HV - hard rolled

Palladium is a by-product in the production of nickel, copper, lead, silver, gold and platinum. It is very rare, but is more abundant than gold or platinum. William Hyde Wollaston was the British scientist that discovered Palladium in 1802 and was named after the recently discovered asteroid Pallas. He discovered Rhodium in 1804. Beginners should have adequate live instruction; 1 specified buys 1/4 ozt, 2 specified buys 1/2 ozt, etc.

  • Sterling silver Palladium casting grain, sold by the 1/4 troy ounce
  • Assayed, guaranteed 92.5% minimum silver; 3% Palladium.
  • Melt: 1690° - 1705°F; Specific Gravity 10.45; Density 5.51 Troy oz/in³
  • Recommended casting temperature: 1780° - 1860°F (970° - 1015°C)
  • Beginners should have adequate live instruction; 1 specified buys 1/4 ozt, 2 specified buys 1/2 ozt, etc.