Friday, August 27, 2010

Jewelery Metals - Platinum

  • Platinum is normally not used in the full range of jewellery products due to its higher price.
  • Platinum - more precious and enduring than gold.
  • Platinum is a white metal, but unlike gold it is used in jewellery in almost its pure form (approximately 95% pure). Platinum is extremely long wearing and is very white, so it does not need to be rhodium plated like white gold does.
  • Platinum wedding ring Platinum is, however, significantly more expensive than gold. With all other things being the same, a platinum ring will be approximately twice the price of an 18ct white gold ring.
  •  Platinum is extremely dense, and remarkably heavy. Much more so than silver or gold.
  • Platinum wedding ring Platinum is mainly used in ladies engagement rings, ladies wedding rings and men's wedding rings.
  • Platinum has an extremely high melting temperature. In its purest form it melts at 3214 degrees F, almost twice the temperature needed to melt 14 karat gold. 
  • Platinum is a prestige choice and is often chosen for its sophisticated appeal and popularity amongst the rich and famous.
  • Platinum engagement rings are often a popular choice all over the world, more valued than gold.
  • is the hardest of the precious metals, it never tarnishes.
  • Platinum is normally not used in the full range of jewelery products due to its higher price.
  • Its intense luster remains intact over the years, and it is completely hypoallergenic.

Tuesday, August 24, 2010

Get Her an Engagement Ring Buddy

So you are about to propose to your girl... you know she is the right one because she is sexy, funny and you feel like you can't live without her! This is true if you are one of the lucky ones, otherwise it might be more of a case of - you have been together for years, she is dropping you some not so subtle hints about getting married, her mother is starting to give you dirty looks and you can't remember why your were putting it off for, I mean you already live together for christsakes whats the difference, if this makes her happy then why not!

No matter which category you fall into, chances are high you will be needing an engagement ring (because buddy, believe me if you don't bother to get her one you will never hear the end of it)