Category: Platinum Jewelry

How can you tell if a ring is platinum?

How can you tell if a ring is platinum?

Platinum will be heavier than gold, and the stamp should indicate if it white gold or platinum, usually located on the bottom of the jewelry, such as inside of the ring shank.
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Why is my platinum ring turning yellow?

Why is my platinum ring turning yellow?

Platinum is the whitest metal of them all, platinum would not turn yellow. If your ring is turning yellow, it might mean that it is actually white gold, because white gold is actually yellow with a rhodium tint. Rhodium wears…
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Does platinum discolor?

Does platinum discolor?

Over time platinum may start to get a bit of a grey color, but a quick polishing will bring it's original luster back.
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Can you shower with platinum?

Can you shower with platinum?

Yes, you can shower with platinum on. Usually what makes platinum dirty are things like lotions, soaps or sweat.
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Which platinum is best?

Which platinum is best?

There are different kinds of platinum, such as 950, which is 95% pure, and 900, which is 90% pure. Cobalt is commonly used as an alloy; cobalt is an alloy that helps reduce the metal of platinum from 99.9% to…
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What should I know before buying platinum?

What should I know before buying platinum?

Platinum costs almost half as much as gold, and compared to silver and gold, it is ranked #2 in value. It warps and bends faster over time than gold, but is a far superior metal compared to silver. Silver doesn't…
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Is platinum a white gold?

Is platinum a white gold?

No, platinum is a totally different metal than white gold. Out of the most common metals used in jewelry, there are gold, silver, and platinum, and they are all 3 separate metals from each other with different values and make-up…
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Which is better white gold or platinum?

Which is better white gold or platinum?

Gold is considered the top metal in jewelry and platinum is considered #2.
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Is platinum as shiny as white gold?

Is platinum as shiny as white gold?

Freshly polished platinum and white gold should look almost the same, but platinum will show its age sooner than white gold, typically. Within a year or two, you can definitely tell its difference from white gold.
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Is platinum less expensive than diamond?

Is platinum less expensive than diamond?

That's not really a good comparison because a diamond is a mineral and platinum is a metal, and when you get into the quality of the diamond, it can vary a lot. Platinum, silver, and gold are the 3 most…
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