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|The sparkling white shine of this metal makes it the most preferred choice of metal for settings of various kinds of jewelry design. Platinum adds to the luminosity of the diamond.|
|Know your Platinum
When Platinum is exposed to air and water it neither gets tarnished or oxidized and it also has resistance towards corrosion. These aspects of Platinum make it the most favored choice for jewelry. Silver white metallic shine gives it a very elegant and subtle look. It also has hypoallergenic properties and hence makes it a furthermore good choice as most of the population is allergic towards alloyed gold.
For its quality of durability, we at Vancottjewelers.com set all loose diamonds with platinum prongs for securing the diamonds. Over the years platinum can develop few glazes of scratch, many people like this natural tarnished look of platinum. But you can also get it polished by a jeweler to get back the sparkling shine.
Majority of our platinum jewelry are made of 95 percent of pure platinum which is combined with 5 percent of iridium, palladium, ruthenium and other alloys. For assurance in high quality platinum always look for the mark 950 Plat or Plat.
Though it is a very hard material, it is important that you take care of your platinum jewelry. You can buff your platinum by dipping it into a solution of mild soap and warm water for sometime. After that take a soft bristle brush and rub the surface gently. In doing so you get back the sparkling shine.