Rhodium is mindful and decisive; it represents reflection and certainty.Rhodium is under the astrological influence of Capricorn. Rhodium is best known for its reflectiveness, unparalleled among its fellow precious metals. Rhodium's defining shine and its resistance to tarnishing has led to it being used in the improvement of some of the most highly sought after and valuable metals. White gold is often plated with a layer of rhodium to make it appear more bright and reflective, while sterling silver is frequently rhodium plated to help prevent tarnishing. The alchemical energies of rhodium are believed to center around mindfulness, introspection, confidence, and spiritual ascension.