a walk through the platinum mine

The Press Corner has been updated with a new article published in Europastar titled "An Investigation Into Platinum"

thank you Alex...
01/17/2008 - 20:59

...it is nice to be reminded of how special platinum is...

I cannot wait for my baby to be delivered - hopefully only one more month to go!

By the way, how come the platinum is yellow after being refined, and what makes it turn to white?

so many chemicals are pumped into the ore to seperate the platinum
01/17/2008 - 21:20

from other metals that platinum at the last stage looks like mustard powder, it needs to be heated to get rid of the chemicals to get its naural silver color!

thanks (nt)
01/17/2008 - 21:38


so when's your baby platinum due? (nt)
01/17/2008 - 22:27


I was told in Feb...
01/17/2008 - 23:00

...and I really hope it will not be delayed!

Up until the begining of the year, I had had no problems waiting.

But since being back from Canada, I think I am becoming obsessed...

Every day, I keep reading and re-reading your articles on the Platinum Collection (very good, by the way) as well as all the articles I can find in the Press Corner mentionning my baby... "traditional, yet subversively modern"... the words are engraved in my mind...

Also, I have downloaded unto my iPhoto all the amazing shots you took of my baby and I watch at least 3 times a day the  slideshow... Sad, I know

But I guess it's all part of the fun...

I'll call VC tomorrow to get an update, hopefully it will help.

LOL I know how you feel the last days are the worst. There is a
01/17/2008 - 23:27

Wallpaper of your watch in the Goodies section too...just a thought to ease your pain

cheers... but I have already "bought the t-shirt"... ;-) (nt)
01/18/2008 - 00:31


Yeeeeehhh!! I remember it...
01/22/2008 - 19:04

....It is the place where you have to risk your life to make us a splendid report

Pic from Alex


what doesn't a moderator have to do to keep you guys happy! :-)
01/23/2008 - 15:28