Which do you prefer your jewellery to be made from?
proportion of pure gold mixed with other metal alloy to make up the
final metal. Gold
is the most popular choice for men's and ladies wedding rings and engagement
*Gold is available in several different colors. The most popular is yellow gold,
followed by white gold and rose gold and sometimes
also available such as bronze, red and lime gold. The difference in color between yellow, white and rose is determined by the
metals used in the alloy mix. As
the color difference is due to the metal components in the alloy mix, the color
of yellow gold and rose gold will not chip, fade or wear off with age.
Yellow gold is made by mixing pure gold with alloy metals such as copper and
Rose gold is made using a mix of pure gold with alloys including copper. The
copper provides the rose-reddish color.
White gold is an alloy of gold and some white metals such as silver and palladium.
When comparing the price of the gold colours in the same carat, white
gold is normally a little more expensive than yellow gold and rose gold.
extended period. For that reason it is usually not recommend to be
chosen for ladies and men's wedding rings, and is not suitable for
ladies engagement rings.
*Titanium is a natural element which has a silver-greyish-white color.
Titanium is the hardest natural metal in the world. It is very strong,
three times the strength of steel and much stronger than gold, silver
and platinum and yet is very light weight. Titanium rings made using pure titanium can normally be cut-off the finger in the event of an emergency.
*Platinum is a white metal so it's very dense and heavy metal, so a platinum ring will feel heavier than an 18ct gold ring and more expensive than gold. Platinum is mainly used in ladies engagement rings, ladies wedding rings and men's wedding rings.
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