Metal Insights

A picture of a Lunar New Year: Meet the designer

Precious metals are rare metallic elements that are used as a store of value, in addition to their functional applications. Before the spread of paper money in the Middle Ages, gold and silver coins were the most common form of currency. You could say they kept their shine – both literally and metaphorically – unlike most base metals, which tend to dull or change colour over time.

FEB 2024