Platinum is an uncommon, precious metal. It is known for its flawless metallic white color, its durability and toughness. Platinum engagement rings are the choice of most couples simply because they are as elegant as they are tough. All certified platinum jewelry is of 95% purity (with the 5% being other alloys such as palladium).
Platinum engagement rings are available in a variety of designs and finishes. Here are a few points in that might help you make your choice:
Platinum rings are available in a variety of designs. Some of the popular designs are – Milgrain, Braid, filigree and beveled edge. Apart from these one can also choose to have the bands engraved. As this metal does not wear away with time and the options are endless.
Platinum bands are available from a width range of 2mm to 12 mm. However, the standard ones are 2mm and 6mm wide.
The bands can either have a rounded finish or a flat exterior. This makes a difference to the sheen and width.
Platinum rings can have a variety of finishes ranging from the polished shiny ones to the matte and satin textures.
When not in use, store your ring in a chamois pouch. Cleaning can be done using a soft brush and mild soapy water. Though platinum is known as a tough metal, it is still a precious one. Make it a point to remove your platinum rings when using strong chemicals and detergents.