Precious Metals:Data & Statistics
- In 1997, 160 tons of platinum were mined, of which 40% was used in
- Also during 1997, platinum jewelry manufacturers became the single
largest consumers of platinum in the world.
- 26% of platinum bridal jewelry sold in Japan is made of 99.97% pure
platinum. The trend toward pure platinum jewelry is beginning now in the
Source: Platinum Guild International
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