I've given Rhodium jewelry to women before. Bad idea? Don't tell me that it's radioactive or something.
Greta idea! wish I could afford to do that. I'd rather give blue diamonds. Natural rhodium is not radioactive. It has a unique property of being nearly mono-isotopic (Rh-103). It has unique NMR properties and I use to tickle her spins, making her do flips. Pure rhodium jewelry is expensive. Here is the market price: link. It lags gold, but years ago it was more precious than gold per ounce. Like platinum, rhodium's price is driven by the catalyst industry.
Blue diamonds are likely to get you laid quicker (and more aggressively) than Rhodium jewelry.
Yes, blue diamonds are prettier than precious metals, except for gold. I have a platinum wedding band. A German friend once scoffed it saying, "it looks just like nickel"!
Did you go to the mineral hall at the Smithsonian? They have a nice blue diamond in there. Hope you saw it.
I did see the Hope Diamond, Sixty. It was a bit smaller IRL than I expected, but so are a lot of things.
The Hope diamond is too small. Well alrighty then. I first saw it when I was 9 - it still seems as large to me now as it did then. Sure, it was cut out of a larger diamond, and yeah, that would have been nice to see, but dang - that is one big ass hulking blue diamond!Did you see the red diamond - about the diameter of a dime? I always liked that one.There used to be a yellow diamond the size of a goose egg there. Not a great color, but it was large enough to make up for that.The 200 pound topaz were nice.The Russian crown jewels were pretty nice - donated by Margaret Merriweather Post as I recall. Cereal jewelry buyer, apparently.
But all that is neither here nor there - the real question is - what kind of tree did that round come from?
And make that Marjorie, not Margaret.
Looks like a conifer to me. What's a conifer, Sixty?