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Platinum vs. White Gold

Most consumers hear so much about the advantages of Platinum, but its not for everyone. If you buy a delicate ring and have an active lifestyle, your ring may bend easily if it's Platinum. Also, Platinum is more expensive that White Gold.

Below is a list of benefits of one metal vs. the other.


BENEFIT
Pure
Platinum is 90%-95% pure (we use only 95% pure Platinum): 18k gold is 75% pure, 14k gold is 58.5% pure.
WHICH MEANS
You get more metal for your money
Platinum is naturally white. White gold is not- it has a Rhodium plating applied to be fully white, which can fade or change color.
WHICH MEANS
You won't have to have it Rhodium plated again like you would with White Gold.
Platinum is hypoallergenic
WHICH MEANS
It doesn't affect sensitive skin

Rare
Platinum is 35 times more rare than gold
WHICH MEANS
You will have something not everyone can possess.
There are only two sources of platinum in the world, and it takes 10 tons of ore to produce one ounce of metal.
WHICH MEANS
You will be wearing a very rare symbol of love.

Eternal
Platinum loses little metal to everyday wear. Gold wears down over time.
WHICH MEANS
You won't have to re-prong on re-shank the ring for a longer time than gold.
Because Platinum doesn't wear down easily, it holds gems more securely than any other metal
WHICH MEANS
You don't have to worry about losing your diamond
Platinum is very dense
WHICH MEANS
It feels significant and permanent to wear.

Why might White Gold be better for you?

Do you have an active lifestyle and prefer a delicate ring?
White gold doesn't show scratches as fast as Platinum does.
The band will not bend as easily as Platinum.
It is slightly less expensive than Platinum.
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