What aspects do I need to consider when choosing between an 18kt gold ring and a platinum one?
BAUNAT jewels are made out of gold or platinum and contain diamonds of the best quality. White gold and platinum appear almost exactly alike. However, platinum is stronger than gold and is therefore more resistant to damage. The gold that BAUNAT uses is always 18 carat, regardless the colour (white, yellow, black, brown or pink). This means that it is 75% pure gold, mixed with 25% silver, copper, palladium or other metals. The metal, with which the gold is mixed, comes to determine its colour. White gold is less expensive than platinum and is also more easily damaged as the metal is softer and more malleable. Platinum will also not lose its lustre and perfectly white colour over time. However, when white gold is properly taken care of and polished in due time, it will shine for many years as well. BAUNAT has professional cleaning machines for diamond jewellery in its offices, and offers its customers the service to safely clean their jewel.
If you are allergic to a specific material (for example to nickel or cobalt), you can always contact our experts, so that they can advise you in your choice.