Regarded a savvy, lighter contrasting option to platinum, palladium has increased enormous ubiquity as a chosen metal for adornments by ladies and men alike. Palladium is a valuable metal that has an uncanny likeness to platinum without the same price. It is white in color naturally, so this metal does not require rhodium-plating to render it into an elegant novelty of a jewelry shop. Another attracting characteristic of palladium is that it is hypoallergenic (nickel free) and impervious to discolor caused by delayed wear and presentation.