Baunat jewels are made of the most imperishable materials, more specifically gold, platinum and diamonds of the best quality, which explains their long-lasting shine. Baunat uses certified 95% Platinum, mixed with Ruthenium (some brands speak of Platinum jewellery as of 50%). We do not use cobalt as it jeopardises durability.
Baunat platinum also has a higher melting point and is therefore harder to work with, but the jewel will not lose its lustre and perfectly white colour.
The gold is always 18 carat, whatever the colour (white, yellow, black, brown or pink). This means that it is 75% pure, mixed with silver and copper. This is the highest standard achievable, as a higher concentration of pure gold would make the jewel soft. We of course do not use alloys which would cause irritation.
On each Baunat jewel, you will find:
The 'Baunat' responsibility mark
This legally recognised quality guarantee allows for international identification. The responsibility mark can only be used by Baunat NV and was granted on 10/08/2008 by the Royal Belgian Mint following a strict selection process (intellectual property deposit number 0849130). This mark is the proof that you have a real Baunat jewel.
This mark guarantees the quality of the noble metals used:
- exclusively 18 carat gold (75% gold), alloy 'Au750'
- exclusively Platinum 950 (95% platinum), alloy 'Pt950'