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Electrum was a rare a metal that was typically used in lightsaber construction. Since it offered no benefit to the wielder of the lightsaber, the accessory was used for aesthetic purposes. The rarity of the metal ensured its status as an item of prestige and honor. High-ranking Jedi Masters were the only Jedi in the Jedi Order allowed to outfit their lightsaber hilt with electrum. The high value of the metal caused it to be a highly sought after item in jewelry and clothing. Abregado Rae was one of the few planets that could support the mining of electrum.