July 4th Celebration!!!!
Store is closed Friday June
30 and will reopen on July 5th
the Red, White, and You!
true colors with a star spangled, red white and blue creation to make you St.
Louis' most striking Lady Liberty. Choose a diamond, sapphire, ruby or all three
and we'll give you a Curt Parker Hooray for the red, white and you cheer.
Birthstone for July
Ruby is all about passion –
penetrating the heart with color and fire like no other gemstone. Unmatched in
legend and seldom rivaled in beauty, it combines the energy of light with the
power of fire into a single breathtaking scarlet colored gem. Recognized as the
world’s most valued gemstone for centuries, ruby holds the undisputed title as
the “King of Gems.”
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Now available at Curt Parker Jewelers
Palladium is a precious metal, one of the
platinum group metals (PGM), which typically are found together in ore deposits.
The USA has only one primary palladium producer, the Stillwater Mining Company,
which operates two mines in southern Montana. At that location, the palladium
ore bearing layer called the J-M (Johns-Manville) Reef is the richest known
palladium deposit currently being exploited anywhere in the world. Active mining
from this location produces a high grade ore containing a palladium:platinum
ratio of just over 3:1. After mining, the ore is refined by Stillwater at a site
near Columbus, Montana, to a purity of 60% PGMs, then shipped to Johnson Matthey
for final refining of palladium, platinum and other metals at a facility in New
For more information please visit
http://www.stillwaterpalladium.com/ to research more about palladinum