Palladium jewelry gained popularity during WWII, when platinum became a strategic metal
and reserved only for military use in during World War II. Grouped in the platinum medal family, palladium typically contains 95% palladium and 5% other alloys.
Palladium becomes a viable choice when you want something hypoallergenic where
white gold will not work, historically also if you did not have the finances to spend on platinum. Today however palladium has become increasingly more expensive and actually costs more to manufacture in (as of 12/16/20)