Platinum is one of a related group of elements known collectively as Platinum Group Metals. The other metals are Palladium, Rhodium, Ruthenium, Iridium and Osmium. They all share similar properties such as high density, electrical conductivity and melting points. They are all exceptionally rare.

The physical properties of these precious metals have placed them in high demand in many manufacturing applications including the automotive, chemical and petrochemical industries as well as electronics. While their appeal as monetary stores of wealth is relatively new, the demand for Platinum for jewelry world-wide has grown dramatically since the 1960’s. Along with its use in high value jewelry, Platinum (as well as Palladium) as seen an increase in demand and availability as a monetary metal. While the industrial demand is still a primary driver for price fluctuation, more and more precious metals investors are including PGM’s in their portfolios.

BOLD Precious Metals has a solid selection of both Platinum and Palladium bullion coins and bars in stock. As always, our prices are the most competitive online and we look forward to assisting you in adding this rare and valuable metals to your collection!