• A Brief History of Precious Metals in Watchmaking

    17 days ago - By Luxuo

    Precious metals, known as noble metals, have amazing origin stories. Indeed, everything from helium to iron is forged in the hearts of stars. These elements are the products of fusion reactions, essentially. Well precious metals go one better, and the platinum group takes it to another level.
    The alchemist's dream of transforming matter is just a matter of existing; if stars exist, matter transformation is happening. Fusion turns hydrogen into helium as if it was the most natural thing in the universe. In fact, it is. One moment, hydrogen is going about its business as it has since the Big...
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