All About Platinum
Platinum is a great choice for engagement rings and wedding bands because it’s naturally white so it won’t fade or change color over time.
White Gold Has Its Setbacks
Platinum’s purity makes it a hypoallergenic metal. White gold is known to contain other metals which may trigger an allergic reaction.
White gold will fade to yellow over time and requires re-plating to maintain color.
White gold loses little pieces of metal with every scratch, requiring many rings to be reinforced or reshanked to replace metal that has worn away.
Platinum is Durable
Platinum is so durable that it can stay in your family forever, being passed down from one generation to the next.
Platinum prongs offer better protection for precious stones and diamonds.
Platinum is 60% heavier than than 14kt gold. You can feel the difference between platinum and other white metals.