How to Select the Best Engagement Rings

Jewelry tweezer and Diamonds

When you want to buy the ring, you know that this is a definitive moment. She will have to stay with the ring in the rest of her life. It is, therefore, important that you give something she will love for many years to come. It should be something durable since friction can cause wear.  It should also be resistant to scratch and remain shiny. It should not tarnish easily or should be easily polished. There are few things that you should consider when buying the engagement rings. These include the metal, color, price, and size. You need to ensure that you buy the right fit of the ring since small ring can cause tightness and pains. A larger one can be snuggly and can be lost during intensive use of hands.

In this article, you will learn the different properties of wedding rings made using different metals. Platinum is one of the dear metals which are strong and enduring. It is composed of 95% platinum and five other metals. It is the most expensive engagement ring. It is the strongest metal and resistant to damage. It does not wear easily. It develops a satin finishing and has the highest level of purity. Platinum is, however, hypoallergenic.

The 18k gold is another precious metal with gold purity of 75% and 25% other metal. It is highly valued though cheaper than platinum. The center diamond is set in platinum prongs. Its features are softness, malleability, and resistant to rust and tarnishing. It is easy to polish and repair rich in color and distinct heritage.

The 14k gold is a ring that is a fine jewelry composed of 58.3% gold and 41.75 pure metals. It has a lower price that 18k gold. The center diamond is set in 14k white gold prongs.  It is a strong metal that is resistant to wear.  14k gold is easy to polish and repair, resistant to rust and tarnishing and moderate in color.

Another engagement right to give to your loved one is the palladium metal. It is one of the rare metals with a purity of 95% palladium and 5% pure alloys. It is less expensive than platinum though highly priced. The center diamond is set in platinum prongs. It is known for tight though not like platinum. Its white color is natural and permanent. It is easy to restore and polish the palladium metal. It is resistant to corrosion, tarnishing, and oxidation. It is hypoallergenic and resistant to scratch.


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