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STARIUM Challenges and Resilience

STARIUM Challenges and Resilience Story Features in the Jewellery World Magazine STARIUM’s journey from conceptualisation to market readiness was not without challenges. STARIUM stepped into the limelight in 2021, with an editorial in the Australian New Zealand Jewellers Magazine providing a tantalising glimpse of its potential. However, challenges persisted, including COVID-19, prompting the team to further refine the entire process before a full-scale industry launch.
Kotins STARIUM ring over 15 years old

STARIUM Features in the Jewellery World Magazine

STARIUM’s remarkable evolution to a game-changing alloy.
In a journey spanning over 19 and a half years, the jewellery industry braces itself for STARIUM, a revolutionary precious metal alloy.
STARIUM was crafted through the collaborative vision of master jeweller Hugh Gillbanks and geologist Kotin Ma, STARIUM blends pure white precious metals with the extraordinary element of Meteorite, setting a new standard for innovative jewellery materials.