The oldest metal known to man it is also one of the most versatile. Malleable, lustrous
and indestructible, the yellow shining metal is perfect to create adornments.
Generally, gold jewelry is available in 14K and 18K gold. K refers to Karat – a
measure of how pure the gold is. 24K gold is 100% gold with no mix of other metals.
However, 18K gold is considered more durable because of the alloy. If you are uncertain
which metal to buy learn more about the properties of gold and caring for gold jewelry.
35 times more rare than gold, platinum is also naturally more expensive. The exquisite
white luster forms the perfect background for sparkling white diamonds. In addition,
platinum is also almost twice as heavy as gold and far stronger. It is no wonder
then that more and more women are opting for platinum as their choice of metal.
If you are uncertain which metal to buy learn more about the properties of platinum
and caring for platinum jewelry.