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Platinum and Diamonds – The Perfect Marriage

Platinum and Diamonds – The Perfect Marriage

There are many different types of jewellery to choose from these days, whether you are investing in a treat for yourself or buying jewellery for a loved one. Whether you are buying a ring, necklace, earrings, or bracelets, you can select from a variety of precious metals as well as a range of stunning, sparkling […]

Different types of metal mountings you can get for a diamond ring

Different types of metal mountings you can get for a diamond ring

When buying a ring, the diamond is the star. But every star needs support, and the metal mounting plays this important role in the overall appearance and quality of the ring. There are four primary options when mounting a diamond: yellow gold, white gold, platinum and palladium. Yellow Gold Yellow gold is the most traditional […]

Why You Should Avoid Placing Yellow Diamonds in White Mountings

Why You Should Avoid Placing Yellow Diamonds in White Mountings

White Gold, Platinum Mountings and Rhodium Plating White Gold and Platinum Mountings are white in appearance. To achieve the ultimate look using these metals, the jewelry manufacturer will plate the final product with rhodium. This enhances the appearance on the final product as white gold and platinum tend to be a tad dull in appearance. […]

In-Depth Look in Platinum in Jewelry, Platinum Purity, and Pricing!

In-Depth Look in Platinum in Jewelry, Platinum Purity, and Pricing!

Platinum History Platinum has been used for over 3000 years as a decorative accent. It has only become a metal of interest in the 18th century as platinum presented a tough challenge to scientists attempting to understand the chemical properties and discovering suitable applications.  Platinum’s high melting point, great resistance to corrosion along with the […]

How to Understand Karat Gold Purity

How to Understand Karat Gold Purity

The purity of gold is measured in karats (“k” or “kt”). The number of karats represents the purity of the gold in a specific item. For example a 24 karat gold item will be the purest at 99.999% gold or all 24 parts pure gold. 18 karat gold is 75.00% pure gold or 18 parts […]